Given the name after its creator, Swiss psychologist Hermann Rorschach, The Rorschach test (aka the Rorschach inkblot test, the Rorschach technique, or simply the inkblot test) is a psychological test in which subjects’ perceptions of inkblots are recorded and then analyzed using psychological interpretation, complex algorithms, or both. Some psychologists use this test to examine a person’s personality characteristics and emotional functioning.
Till the 1960s, after the Rorschach has become the most widely used projective test, thanks to its objectivity, it has been widely used also by the artists. Like the genuine Belgian artist, Wim Delvoye…
By using the latest technology with ancient figures, Wim Delvoye has achieved to translate the principle of Rorschach test into 3D. These nickeled bronze and silver sculpture series is such a beautiful tribute of some mythological figures of the 19th century such as:
Antonin Mercié’s ‘Gloria Victis’
Emile André Boisseau’dan ‘La Jeunesse’