Wim Delvoye


I first came across Wim Delvoye’s work at the Louvre last year. Suppo, a tower of twisted Gothic architecture stands in the entrance pyramid for the museum.

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The detail reminds me of the many cathedrals around Paris built in the Gothic era.

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Several of the stainless steel sculptures were exhibited throughout the Louvre but unfortunately my Camera jammed, the ‘Twisted Dump Truck’ below was exhibited in Napoleon III’s room.

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I recently rediscovered Delvoye’s work with his carved tyres.

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The intricate details have turned a boring rubber car part into sapid artwork.

Checkout Wim’s isometric website but be warned I disagree with some of Devoye’s concepts and there is some animal cruelty.

Here is a gallery exhibiting some of the less controversial ideas:

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