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AI Weiwei: Evidence Gereon Sievernich

AI Weiwei: Evidence

Gereon Sievernich

Published June 3rd 2014
ISBN : 9783791353920
Hardcover
240 pages
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Accompanying a major new exhibition of Ai Weiweis work, including many pieces made especially for the show, this book features numerous illustrations, texts by the artist as well as informed essays by leading scholars. A renowned sculptor,MoreAccompanying a major new exhibition of Ai Weiweis work, including many pieces made especially for the show, this book features numerous illustrations, texts by the artist as well as informed essays by leading scholars. A renowned sculptor, installation artist, filmmaker, author and human rights activist, Ai Weiwei is contemporary Chinas most well-known and influential artist. His work has attracted international attention for its criticism of the Chinese government. Much of Ai Weiweis work is a reflection of his own feelings of imprisonment, rage, and powerlessness. This book offers reproductions of the approximately 50 works in the exhibition, some of which were specially created for Berlins Martin-Gropius-Bau museum, and some even more specifically for the buildings enormous glass-topped atrium. From large installations to smaller dioramas, these works present Ais most recent artistic expressions of resistance, courage, and historical truth.