Home > News > TS Performer Buck Angel Sculpted by British Artist • Bookmark   • Newsletters   • Register Search Options


TS Performer Buck Angel Sculpted by British Artist

Artist, famous for his gold sculpture of Kate Moss, will create a statue of the “man with a pussy”
TS Performer Buck Angel Sculpted by British Artist
Get XBIZ News
Sep 23, 2008 5:00 PM PDT    Text size: 
LONDON — Award-winning transsexual performer Buck Angel has been in London for the past week as the invited subject of artist Marc Quinn, who will sculpt a likeness of Angel in marble.

The best-known female-to-male transsexual adult performer, Angel self-identifies as “the man with a pussy” and owns Buck Angel Productions, which has released several titles featuring the star, including “Buckback Mountain” and “V for Vagina.”

"Working with Marc Quinn is one of the most extraordinary experiences of my career. I feel so honored to have someone of Marc's caliber look at me as the subject for a piece of art ", Angel told XBIZ.

"Because I am 'the man with a pussy' and a porn star, this sculpture will push boundaries all over the world," Angel added.

U.K.-based Quinn burst onto the art scene in the late ‘80s in an exhibition called Freeze, for which he created a frozen self-portrait made from a mold of his own head and using nearly 10 pints of his own blood for material.

The artist is noted for his sculptures of subjects with amputated limbs or other physical disabilities; most famously, his sculpture titled, “Alison Lapper Pregnant,” which sits on a plinth in London’s Trafalgar Square. The subject is a woman born with no arms and severely shortened legs, in which she is portrayed at eight and half months pregnant.

Quinn also gained attention with two sculptures of supermodel Kate Moss, titled “Sphinx;” portrayed in an extreme yoga pose. Moss was modeled in both marble and solid gold, respectively.

The sculpture of Angel will be unveiled in an exhibition that Quinn will mount in London next year, and will eventually travel to New York and several other cities.

According to Angel, the statute will have his trademark cigar hanging from his mouth and will be partially nude, revealing his genitalia.

More ways to get XBIZ News:  RSS Feeds  |  E-Newsletters  |  Desktop Widget  |  Mobile
Looking for porn star news and behind-the-scene videos? Check out XFANZ.com !


Fraudulent Brazilian Trademark Registrations Running Rampant

Although you might not think often about protecting your trademark rights in Brazil, you need to — even if you don’t yet have a single Brazilian customer. Scammers are constantly looking for... More »

E-Stim Basics: Selling Customers on Powerboxes as Pleasure Tools

Electrosex is a commonly misunderstood pleasure practice for good reason: Most of us have negative associations with electricity; maybe we’ve been shocked after rubbing our feet across a carpeted... More »

Search Oftentimes Is Left to Chance

Adult content is frowned upon in search, whether in paid, organic or social. With the big algo updates from the past few years, Google has cleaned up search, trying to get rid of spammy and low-quality... More »
Stay informed of the latest industry developments. Get XBIZ newsletters delivered to your inbox. Subscribe today!
Enter email address:

* To manage existing subscriptions click here.

Submit your press release to
multiple news outlets with 1 click.
Subscribe to RSS news feeds or
add free content to your website.
Access XBIZ news and articles
with your mobile device.
Subscribe to XBIZ Premiere magazine, the industry's leading adult retail trade publications, delivering the most timely and comprehensive business news and information to producers and retailers of adult products.


The European Summit

Mar 04 - Mar 07
Barcelona-Sitges, Spain

The TEA Show

Mar 05 - Mar 06
Hollywood, CA

Phoenix Forum 2017

Mar 23 - Mar 26
Tempe, Arizona


Mar 31 - Apr 02
Denver, CO.
Everyday thousands of business professionals browse XBIZ's industry directory for quality products and services. Not listed yet? Your company could be losing potential new business. Submit your company today!
Use XBIZ RSS feeds to stay informed of the latest industry developments or as a content syndication tool for your website!