Wim Delvoye  (Belgian, 1965) 

Wim Delvoye (Belgian, b.1965) is a Neo-Conceptual and installation artist best known for his controversial work centered on the body and bodily functions. One of his most famous installations, entitled Cloaca, turns food into feces, which he collects and sells. His work has appeared in numerous solo exhibitions, including those held at the New Museum of Contemporary Art, in New York, NY, Musée d’Art Contemporain, in Lyon, France, Musee Rodin, in Paris, France, Palais des Beaux-Arts: Centre for Fine Arts, in Brussels, Belgium, and Musée du Louvre, in Paris, France. Delvoye lives and works in Gand, Belgium.

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Wim Delvoye, Slanted Dump Truck


Wim Delvoye
Slanted Dump Truck

Bernier/Eliades Gallery
Wim Delvoye, Untitled


Wim Delvoye
Laleh June Galerie
Wim Delvoye, Esso 828836


Wim Delvoye
Esso 828836

Patricia Low Contemporary
Wim Delvoye, Laugh and grow fat


Wim Delvoye
Laugh and grow fat

Winwood Gallery
Wim Delvoye, Concrete Mixer


Wim Delvoye
Concrete Mixer

Ma Galerie
Wim Delvoye, Dump Truck (scale model 1:4,75)


Wim Delvoye
Dump Truck (scale model 1:4,75)

Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery
Wim Delvoye, Concrete Mixer (scale model 1:4)


Wim Delvoye
Concrete Mixer (scale model 1:4)

Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery
Wim Delvoye, Untitled (Joker/Jesus Inside)


Wim Delvoye
Untitled (Joker/Jesus Inside)

Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery
Wim Delvoye, Melpomene


Wim Delvoye

Patricia Low Contemporary
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Wim Delvoye, Untitled


Wim Delvoye
Untitled, 1983-1985
oil and tapisterie laid on panel


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Wim Delvoye, Jesus twisted


Wim Delvoye
Jesus twisted, 2006
bronze w/ black/brown patina


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Wim Delvoye, Minou, I want to marry you


Wim Delvoye
Minou, I want to marry you, 2000
c-print on aluminum


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1965   Born: Belgium
  Lived and traveled in Belgium and New York.
2012   Earthly Delights, Laleh June Galerie, Basel, Switzerland (group)
2012   Wim Delvoye, solo show, Musée du Louvre, Paris (May 31 - September 17, 2012)
2012   Richard Koh Fine Art, Singapore
2011   Honey is Sweeter than Blood, Laleh June Galerie, Basel (group)
2011   Tous canibales, curator Jeanette Zwingenberger, La Maison Rouge, Paris (group)
2011   When the Fairy Tale Never Ends, curator Lara Pan, fordPROJECT, New York (group)
2010   Wim Delvoye: Dessins & Maquettes, MAMAC, Nice, France (solo)
2010   Knocking on Heaven's Door, BOZAR, Brussels (solo)
2009   Wim Delvoye: Torre, Guggenheim Collection, Venise (solo)
2009   Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, Belgium (solo)
2009   Albion, London, UK (solo)
2008   Wim Delvoye, Ernst Museum (Mucsarnok Nkft), Budapest, Hungary (solo)
2008   Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Canada (solo)
2008   Diehl + Gallery One, Moskow, Russia (solo)
2008   Galerie Guy Bärtschi, Genève (solo)
2007   Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, Paris (solo)
2007   Cloaca, Casino, Luxembourg (solo)
2007   Cloaca Quattro, Xin Beijing Gallery, Beijing (solo)
2006   Bronzes, de Pury & Luxembourg, Zürich (solo)
2006   Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, Miami (solo)
2006   Scale Models & Drawings, Alon Segev Gallery, Tel aviv (solo)
2006   Cloaca IV, Kaohslung Museum of Fine Arts, Kaojslung, Taïwan (solo)
2005   Visionary Belgium- C'est arrivé près de chez vous, Bozar, Brussels
2005   8th Biennal of Contemporary Art, Lyon
2005   Long March Foundation, Bejiing (solo)
2005   Dolun Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai (solo)
2005   Scale Models & Drawings, Sperone Westwater, New York -solo
Wim Delvoye, Olga Korper Gallery, Toronto-solo
2004   Cloaca – New & Improved, The Power Plant, Toronto -solo
Oeuvres sur papier 1968 – 2004, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris -solo
2004   Oeuvres sur Papier 1968, 2004, Galerie Obadia, Paris (solo)
2004   Settlements, Musée d'Art Moderne, Saint-Etienne
2003   Extra, Swiss Institute, New York
2003   Gothic, Public Art Fund Project, New York (solo)
2003   Fabrica, C-Arte, Prado (solo)
2003   Musée d’Art Contemporain, Lyon -solo
Gothic, Public Art Fund Project, New York -solo
Fabrica, C-Arte, Prato -solo
2002   Vitraux, Galerie Obadia, Paris -solo
“Cloaca – New and Improved”, New Museum, New York -solo
Museum Kunst-Palast, Düsseldorf -solo
2002   Sex Rays, Galerie Beaumont, Luxembourg (solo)
2002   Galerie Guy Bärtschi, Genève (solo)
2002   CLOACA, New and Improved, New Museum, New York (solo)
2002   Museum Kunst Palast, Düsseldorf (solo)
2002   Marble Floors, Sperone Westwater, New York (solo)
2002   Porin Taidemuseo, Pori (Finlande) (solo)
2002   Gothic Works, Manchester City Art Galleries, Manchester (solo)
2002   Gothic Works, Sperone Westwater, New York (solo)
2002   Attachment +, Brugge, Cultural Capital of Europe 2002
2001   Give and Take, Victoria and Albert Museum, London
2001   CLOACA-New and Improved, Migros Museum, Zürich (solo)
2000   Cement Truck, Centre Georges Pompidou, Pa (solo)
2000   Galerie Krinzinger, Wien (solo)
2000   CLOACA, MuHKA, Antwe (solo)
2000   Dust & Dirt, Witte Zaal, Ghent
1999   Galleria Sperone, Roma (solo)
1999   FRAC des Pays de la Loire, Nantes (solo)
1999   Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerp (solo)
1999   Galerie Laura Pecci, Milano (solo)
1999   Galerie Ghislaine Hussenot Paris, France (solo)
1999   Venice Biennale Venice, Italy (solo)
1999   11 Duke Street, London (solo)
1999   Galleri Faurschou, Copenhagen, Denmark (solo)
1998   Spatiotemporal, Kunsthalle Stockholm, Sweden (solo)
1998   Cartographers, Kunsthalle Mücsarmok Budapest, Hungary (solo)
1998   S.M.A.K. in Watou, Geneva, Switzerland (solo)
1998   Baroque, The Slovak Gallery Bratislava, Czech Republic (solo)
1998   Sonnabend Gallery New York, NY (solo)
1997   Open Air Museum Middelheim, Antwerp (solo)
1997   Galeria Luisa Strina, Sao Paulo, Brazil (solo)
1996   Galerie Ghislaine Hussenot, Paris (solo)
1996   Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerp (solo)
1996   Galerie Ghislaine Hussenot, Paris (solo)
1995   Galleria Sperone, Rome (solo)
1995   Galleria Cardi, Milan (solo)
1995   Anders Tornberg Gallery, Lund, Sweden (solo)
1995   Gallery Tanit, München (solo)
1995   Musée Départemental de Rochechouart, Rochechouart, Limoges (solo)
1994   Galerie Beaumont, Luxembourg (solo)
1994   Center for the Arts, San Francisco, California (solo)
1994   Modulo, Centro diffusor de Arte, Lisbon (solo)
1993   Galleria Tucci Russo, Torino (solo)
1993   Galerie Ghislaine Hussenot, Paris (solo)
1993   Galerie Lehman, Lausanne (solo)
1992   Kunsthalle Nürnberg, Nürnberg (solo)
1992   Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerp (solo)
1992   Sonnabend Gallery, New York (solo)
2004    O’Reilly, S., Wim Delvoye, Contemporary, nr. 59
2004    Settlements, Musée d’Art Moderne de Saint- Etienne, Saint-Etienne
2004    Les dessus des cartes, ISELP, Bruxelles
2004    Giganten, Den Haag Sculptuur 2004, Den Haag
2004    Continental Breakfast, 45th October Salon Belgrade, Serbia
2004    Hors d’Oeuvres, capcMusée d’Art Contemporain de Bordeaux, Bordeaux
2004    Tatu –Tattoo, Mercatorfonds, Brussel
2004    WimDelvoye, Œuvres sur papier 1968-2004, texte de Jean-Pierre Criqui, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris