Knockin' on Heaven's Door

Knockin on Heaven s Door Accompanies the exhibition at the Bozar museum in Brussels October January This publication highlights the Gothic art by Wim Delvoye In the wake of Cloaca his famous faeces producin

  • Title: Knockin' on Heaven's Door
  • Author: Wim Delvoye
  • ISBN: 9789020992489
  • Page: 394
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Accompanies the exhibition at the Bozar museum in Brussels 20 October, 2010 23 January, 2011 This publication highlights the Gothic art by Wim Delvoye In the wake of Cloaca, his famous faeces producing machine, and his embellished everyday objects and tattooed pigs, the Belgian artist presents monumental cathedrals in metal, along with crooked Christs, obscene stainedAccompanies the exhibition at the Bozar museum in Brussels 20 October, 2010 23 January, 2011 This publication highlights the Gothic art by Wim Delvoye In the wake of Cloaca, his famous faeces producing machine, and his embellished everyday objects and tattooed pigs, the Belgian artist presents monumental cathedrals in metal, along with crooked Christs, obscene stained glass windows, and steel towers The intrusion of the religious into his world comes across as the return of the repressed, metamorphosed by a craftsman s skill His audacity disrupts the space time continuum, questioning genres, cultures, and practices, blending the intellectual and the popular, and confronting the artistic heritage with the latest technology His laser outlined Gothic tower on the Centre s roof will echo its counterpart on the Brussels Town Hall.

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