Unusual. A 14-meter-long sperm whale will take up summer quarters on the beach in Le Havre

The commission was given to artist Joep Van Lieshout, who lives and works in Rotterdam. And this is not a first for the Pasino du Havre. For its first biennial of contemporary art in 2006, the establishment for leisure, catering and games had already called on the artist for a work that has remained in the memory: the rectum bar placed on the casino esplanade.

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  1. THIS SPERM WHALE inspired by Melville’s novel Moby Dick . Atelier Van Lieshout strives to present
    the sea as the true theatre of the human comedy. This monumental installation is also a manifesto on the power of nature. The works embodies human ingenuity and unconquered nature. This is where all its ambiguity lies.

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