Wim Delvoye | the artist




The artist Wim Delvoye
Born 1965, Wervik, Belgium.
Lives and works in Gent and London.

Style and technique of the artist: Installation art, Sculpture Objects,


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The work of Wim Delvoye insists on putting a special emphasis on the effects of appearance that many of his projects contain, and although at first sight there is harmony or a certain ingenuity, the fact is that what he is aiming at is to unsettle, saturation with an excess of ornamentation and ideas and a parodic effectthanks to the irony surrounding his work.
SUE, IN BAR ROUND CORNER SEE YOU THERE. A. MUM, KEYS ARE YOU KNOW WHERE DAVID, JUST POPPED OUT FOR A MOMENT, BACK IN TEN MINS. TIME TO GO. CATCH YOU LATER, A.
"I always was fascinated that heroes never had to go to the toilet. As a kid I couldn’t understand that: how could they not go to the toilet? I never saw James Bond going to the toilet while he was jumping, he’s done everything except going to the toilet. He would fly helicopters and fast trains… but he never went to the toilet. Maybe there is something not human in play, like a god…"


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