wim delvoye at galerie perrotin, hong kong
 
wim delvoye at galerie perrotin, hong kong wim delvoye at galerie perrotin, hong kong
apr 03, 2013

wim delvoye at galerie perrotin, hong kong

wim delvoye at galerie perrotin, hong kongwim delvoye‘trinity rorschach’, 2012nickeled bronze33,5 x 22,9 x 16,2 cm / 13 1/4 x 9 x 6 1/2 inches© studio wim delvoye, belgiumcourtesy galerie perrotin, hong kong & paris

wim delvoyegalerie perrotin, hong kongapril 3rd to may 11th, 2013

wim delvoye translates the principle of rorschach plates / inkblot tests into 3D, reactivating mythological figures of the 19th century– such as antonin mercié’s ‘gloria victis’ and emile andré boisseau’s ‘la jeunesse’–developing a series of nickeled bronze sculptures which appear to be mirroring themselves as a result. drawing strong influences from gothic motifs–in architecture and art–the belgian artist’s work derives its roots in these past styles, expressed as subversive and ironic interpretations.

  wim delvoye‘gloria victis rorschach’, 2012nickeled bronze44,4 x 21,3 x 29,6 cm / 17 1/2 x 8 1/2 x 11 3/4 inches© studio wim delvoye, belgiumcourtesy galerie perrotin, hong kong & paris

  wim delvoye‘la jeunesse rorschach’, 2012nickeled bronze46,6 x 22,9 x 16,2 cm / 18 1/2 x 9 x 6 1/2 inches© studio wim delvoye, belgiumcourtesy galerie perrotin, hong kong & paris

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