Lorenzo Quinn

Contemporary artist known for his figurative sculptures.Son of Mexican-American actor Anthony Quinn and lolanda Addolori, Guinn lived throughout the years between Italy and the United States. Initially interested in Surrealist painting, he studied at the American Academy of Fine Arts in New York, At the age of 21, Quinn decided that his future was in sculpture, an art in which could fully embody his energy and originality.

His sculptural work often depicts human emotions such as love and faith, both on a monumental and intimate scale. His works are often inspired by artists such as Michelangelo, Bernini and Rodin. Lorenzo has exhibited his work in several countries of the world and his most monumental and public works, as well as his smallest and most intimate pieces, convey his passion for imperishable values and authentic emotions.

The artist is especially known for his expressive sculptural representations of human hands. Quinn's work is part of numerous collections, and over the past thirty years has been included in exhibitions globally. His public sculptures have been exhibited worldwide including Support, presented during the Venice Biennale 2017; Together, at Giza, the pyramids in Egypt; Empowerment at Windsor Castle in the UK to name a few.

Building Bridges presented during the 2019 Venice Biennale has become an icon at the end of the Arsenale walk and symbolizes the six universal values of humanity, friendship, faith, help, love. hope and wisdom. Amongst his other commissions include The Tree of Life, created for the United Nations and Empowerment, for The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award, that offers young people new opportunities, and thus empowering them to grow and feel their worth.