The Louvre invites Wim Delvoye to intervene at various locations within the museum and nearby: in the galleries of the Department of Decorative Arts, under the Pyramid, and in the Tuileries gardens. From the down-to-earth redeployment of Gothic motifs to Baroque-inspired contorted and twisted crucifixes, Delvoye’s popular and decorative art, which has its roots in subversive and ironic reinterpretations of past styles, finds a particularly trenchant echo in the Louvre’s collections.
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