Wim Delvoye - 3 examples
Wim Delvoye was born in Wervik, Belgium, in 1965 and is known for his oft-shocking and innovative neo-conceptual works of art that focus primarily on the body. In his broad-ranging conceptual art practice, he often seeks to entertain, intrigue, shock, and most importantly, take a jab at the traditional sense of propriety and taste.
The artist’s work is eclectic, spanning performances, photography, drawing, sculpture, and avant-garde techniques of making art.
He has showcased his work in many cities worldwide, including Brussels, Paris, Seoul, Basel, New York and Hong Kong. Some of his notable artworks belong in collections of the S.M.A.K. Museum of Contemporary Art, the Louvre, the Stedelijk Museum, and the Guggenheim Museum.
Wim Delvoye – Stained glass Belgian artist Wim Delvoye has always had a proclivity for employing the shock factor in his works. Known and designated as a confrontational and revolutionary artist, his works celebrate the paradox. The artist builds on the Belgian surrealist tradition of combining superficially unrelated components and engaging assorted provoking abstract themes …
Wim Delvoye’s stained glass windows – Morbid & spooky Read More »
It is often said that art is an expression of one’s soul and when the medium of art is an animal’s back, it is rather fascinating. According to Wim Delvoye, the Belgian artist that came up with the tattooed pigs’ concept, an artist does not have to be cruel to animals to make great …
Wim Delvoye is tattooing pigs. Is this cruel? Read More »
With the advancement of technology, delivering messages has never been this easy. All we do is create emails, text messages and even Twitter posts, and it’s just a click away! Except for the Belgian artist who puts great effort in delivering such message, Wim Delvoye. About Wim Delvoye’s mountain carvings Delvoye created iconic works …
Wim Delvoye’s profane messages hammered into rocks in stunning scale Read More »