- MARC QUINN— Self 2006
made using 4.5 litres of his own blood, which was slowly extracted from his body over a period of five months and frozen in a cast of his face. Quinn has been making these roughly every five years since 1991
- FREDERIC FONTENOY— Alkama (blood & milk) 2003 | 2 images
in Fontenoy’s words: “Alkama is an experiment, related to alchemy… The vital fluids, red and white, male and female, female or male, mingle—the experiment is whether they will interpenetrate or reject.” these photographs capture the moments when the two body substances first come together
- JORDAN EAGLES— BAR 1-9 2009 + LIFE FORCE 2008
layers of Blood preserved on plexiglass, UV resin, the process of layering blood and resin in this manner (at times up to 3 inches thick) allows for the creation of depth, luminosity and texture.
- ANDRES SERRANO— blood and semen V 1990 + bloodstream
The most famous and notorious of Serrano’s work plays on the relationship between beautiful imagery and vulgar often bodily materials and substances, his subject matter often draws from the potentially controversial and is intentionally provocative.
*for ISSUES & IMAGES: flesh + blood lecture
a selection of male artists using blood as a medium in the production of art