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Artist of the moment........Wim Delvoye

Delvoye also has explored the art of tattooing pigs.

Wim Delvoye is a great example of a Contemporary Conceptual artist with outstanding drafting skills.

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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