Marc Quinn

Kate Moss: the muse

She has long been the supermodel of choice for fashion designers. But Marc Quinn is only the latest in an long line of contemporary artists who find inspiration in the icon who transcended Croydon. By Arifa Akbar

From Beckham to Lapper, the ever-changing cast

The fourth plinth in the north-west corner of Trafalgar Square was designed by Sir Charles Barry, who also the architect of the Palace of Westminster, situated at the opposite end of Whitehall from the square.

Quinn assumes foetal position

Ever since Marc Quinn used nine pints of his own blood to create a cast of his head for Charles Saatchi's gallery more than a decade ago, his artwork has captured changing states of the human body.