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"It is true that throughout my career I have created many important works, some better and some worse, but I feel that each and every one of them was necessary to reach this point."

Lorenzo Quinn

Lorenzo Quinn studied at the American Academy of Fine Arts in New York with the intention of becoming a surrealist painter. However, at the age of 21, he realised that he felt much more comfortable in the world of sculpturing. "I always enjoyed drawing but somehow I felt that paintings lack the dimension offered by sculptures. I think that a piece of artwork must be multidimensional to completely devour the mind of a visitor who comes to the exhibition so that he feels identified with the work and goes beyond the merely aesthetic. It is not a monologue, it is a dialogue and, therefore, all my works are accompanied with a short text message explaining what I want to express with art while adding a fourth dimension to my sculptures. Sometimes the message can be very simple and sometimes I try to convey something more complicated, like a call to social consciousness", explains Lorenzo Quinn. Many of his sculptures pay great attention to hands, "if I want the message to reach the public, it is necessary to speak in clear language. Hands help me make my ideas and my sculptures universal." For many years his sculptures diverted the attention of public from the fact that the artist is the son of the famous American - Mexican actor Anthony Quinn, but recently, thanks to his monumental work "Support" commissioned by the city of Venice on the occasion of the 57th edition of the Biennale, the world has decided to keep his career in sight. "Support" strives to raise awareness about the destructive effects of climate change."I feel special pride for this sculpture. I have managed to convey my message, in a loud and clear way, to millions of people and, moreover, it is one of the world's most photographed sculptures. "It is true that throughout my career I have created other important works, some better and some worse, but I feel that each and every one of them was necessary to reach this point." Currently, the artist is immersed in many projects in England, USA, China and India. "I am also working on several important monuments with a great message similar to "Support". "Dejar de Jugar (Stop playing)" will be exhibited in Venice and "Sueños Renovables" (Renewable dreams)will be presented in connection with the Art Miamy Basel. In October, I will present my new jewelry collection in London. It is a different way of creation, from macro to micro sculpture. I am very excited about this artistic expression."