Wim Delvoye born 1965 in West Flanders is a Belgian neo-conceptual artist known for his inventive and often shocking projects. Delvoye creates this oversized laser-cut steel sculptures of objects typically found in construction (like a cement truck), customized in seventeenth-century Flemish Baroque style.These structures juxtapose “medieval craftsmanship with Gothic filigree”. Delvoye brings together the heavy, brute force of contemporary machinery and the delicate craftsmanship associated with Gothic architecture via


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Yinka Shonibare

A British artist of Nigerian descent, Shonibare (b. 1962) creates work that cites the artistic and intellectual history of Europe. His sculptures—life-sized mannequins clothed in the Dutch wax fabrics associated with Africa—offer a dramatic, playful, irreverent examina­tion of identity, history, and politics.Yinka Shonibare MBE’s decapitated mannequins in their vibrant batik fabric outfits cavort through a collage of influences that the British-born, Nigeria-raised artist has excavated from the complicated history of culture.


Abbas Kiarostami
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California, USA. 2002.115
Gift of Carla Emil and Rich Silverstein.
Audio-Video. Installation, life size (ext.) with single-channel video (DVD).
© Abbas Kiarostami 2001


Peter Kogler is an Austrian artist who first gained attention on the international art scene in the 1980s.

His work adopts an approach based on architecture, cinema and the new digital media, as well as the major art trends of Minimalism and Pop Art. Using the computer to create his motifs, Kogler reinvents the idea of the fresco and decorative wallpaper in a more global architectural perspective. It is in fact a profound blend of inspirations drawn from the corporal and figurative domains that gives rise to the artist’s motifs, which are often quite clear in meaning and immediately recognisable, things like ants, pipes or the brain.Txt Via

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