Friday, August 29, 2008

Kate Moss in solid gold

Los Angeles (E! Online) - Someone has taken Kate Moss' role as fashion's golden girl rather literally.

British sculptor Marc Quinn is ready to unveil his latest creation to the world, a nearly $2.8 million, 110-pound solid gold statue of the supermodel, hyped as the largest such creation built since ancient Egypt.

Quinn, the artist behind 2006's Sphinx, a painted bronze statue of Moss in a somewhat provocative yoga pose, has dubbed his new golden girl Siren.

And the British Museum has already heeded its call. read more...