Wim Delvoye

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Born in Belgium in 1965, Wim Delvoye currently lives and works in Brighton, UK. The artist gained international recognition through his participation in major exhibitions, including the Venice Biennale in 1990 and 1999, Documenta IX in 1992, and particularly, through his presentation of “Cloaca” at the New Museum, New York in 2002. Other important solo exhibitions have been held at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice, Italy (2009); Musée d’Art Moderne et d’Art Contemporain (MAMAC), Nice, France (2010); Musée Rodin, Paris, France (2010); Palais des Beaux-Arts (BOZAR), Brussels, Belgium (2010-2011); the Museum of Old and New Art, Hobart Tasmania, Australia (2012); and the Musée du Louvre (2012). Recent solo exhibition have been held at the Heydar Aliyev Center, Baku, Azerbaijan (2015); Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art (2016); MUDAM, Luxembourg (2016-17); and DHC/ART Foundation pour l’art contemporain, Montreal (2016-17). In June 2017, the Musée Tinguely, Basel will present a solo exhibition. Delvoye’s work is in important collections worldwide, including the Centre Pompidou, Paris; Fondation Cartier, Paris; Museum Kunst-Palast, Düsseldorf; Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst (SMAK), Ghent; and the Uffizi Gallery, Florence. Delvoye has had solo exhibitions at Sperone Westwater in 2002, 2005, and 2013.

 

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The Provocative Gothic Work of Wim Delvoye
28 May, 2013

Artist exhibitions

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Signs/Words
15 January - 11 April 2015
Sperone Westwater, New York
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Wim Delvoye
10 May - 26 July 2013
Sperone Westwater, New York
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Sculpture Show
Works by: Bertozzi & Casoni, Wim Delvoye, Charles LeDray, Richard Long, Mario Merz, Bruce Nauman, Evan Penny, Tom Sachs, Not Vital, and moreā€¦
25 June - 4 September 2009
Sperone Westwater, New York
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Summer Exhibition
8 July - 5 September 2008
Sperone Westwater, New York
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Wim Delvoye
Drawings and Scale Models
25 February - 26 March 2005
Sperone Westwater, New York
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Lines of Engagement
Alighiero Boetti, Wim Delvoye, Guillermo Kuitca, Richard Tuttle, and William Wegman
1 June - 1 July 2003
Sperone Westwater, New York
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Wim Delvoye
Gothic Works
13 September - 26 October 2002
Sperone Westwater, New York
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Wim Delvoye
Marble Floors
7 March - 27 April 2002
Sperone Westwater, New York
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American Bricolage
2 November - 22 December 2000
Sperone Westwater, New York

Artist press

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A New Twist on the Crucifixion
By Blake Gopnik
24 June 2013
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New Provocations From the Belgian Bad Boy Wim Delvoye
By Marina Cashdan
16 May 2013
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At the Louvre, Wim Delvoye for Dummies
By Alice Pfeiffer
4 June 2012
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Vim & Vigour; An Interview with Wim Delvoye
Interview by Robert Enright
November 2005
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Critics Notebook; Down the Hatch
By William Grimes
30 January 2002