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DELVOYE, Wim (<i>born</i> 1965), Sculptor, painter, video artist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DELVOYE, Wim (born 1965), Sculptor, painter, video artist

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Belgian, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1965.

Sculptor, painter (including mixed media), video artist.

Wim Delvoye's art is particularly difficult to categorise. He imitates delftware, but on gas bottles; he has produced a stained glass window depicting a 17th-century Flemish interior, but at the bottom of a handball goal net; he sculpts life-size nudes leaning slightly as if to look at the sky, but they are pierced with

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