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Art as provocateur (part 2)

What is this shit? Is it shit? Is art shit? Is Art shit? Is it shit if it is worth a lot of money? Is it art if it is worth a lot of money? 173 more words

Velvet Helmet

Wim Delvoye - LV Multicolor, 2008

Wim Delvoye. LV Multicolor, 2008. Tattoed pigskin, 165×120 cm.

The controversial ‘Art Farm’ created by Belgian artist Wim Delvoye rears pigs specifically as art objects. Tattooed with elaborate designs such as the Louis Vuitton insignia shown here, Delvoye’s project invokes the custom of branding livestock with identifying marks, a practice which led to the modern use of the term ‘brand’ in marketing.  132 more words


Statues of Brussels (33) : Cement Truck

It’s a while since I wrote about one of the many artworks and statues that enrich our city. This time I take you to the back of the KVS theatre for the massive work Cement Truck from Wim Delvoye. 357 more words


Er macht aus Scheisse Gold... Hamburger Morgenpost

Image courtesy of Dominique Meienberg

Tätowiert, tot und ausgestopft: Das Schwein „Donata“ sorgt in Hamburg für Wirbel! Seit Donnerstag steht die Sau im Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, als Teil der „Tattoo“-Ausstellung, die am 13. 357 more words

Wim Delvoye

Wim Delvoye is one of the creepiest artists i have ever encountered. 151 more words

Wim Delvoye

Piero Manzoni: Scatology and Art

On the 13th of July 1933, Italian conceptual artist Piero Manzoni was born in Soncino Cremona, Italy. Called, by some, the enfant prodige of Italian art in the late 1950s and early 60s, Manzoni became most famous for a series of artworks that dealt with the presence of the artist’s character and physiology in art. 842 more words


Existenziell in der Weserburg

So Bremen turned out to be an unexpected blast. I really like this museum and it was nice to be back as an exhibit this time around. 73 more words