Ai Weiwei news

General art-related discussion.

Postby saL on Sun May 19, 2013 10:28 am

Ai WeiWei has unveiled his latest work, a map of China made from baby formula tins, in response to fears surrounding milk safety in China:

Image

Image

(more pics and info via Independent)
User avatar
saL
Art Expert
 
Status: Active
Posts: 2402
Joined: Tue Oct 05, 2010 5:34 pm
Help Japan by buying art - viewtopic.php?f=2&t=64699

Check out my Wall of Stache Fame collection!

Postby saL on Sun Jun 09, 2013 1:51 pm

Ai Weiwei designed the cover of Time magazine:

Image

here is a video where the artist is talking about his work and the meaning behind it..
User avatar
saL
Art Expert
 
Status: Active
Posts: 2402
Joined: Tue Oct 05, 2010 5:34 pm
Help Japan by buying art - viewtopic.php?f=2&t=64699

Check out my Wall of Stache Fame collection!

Postby phearloathing on Mon Jun 10, 2013 9:29 am

Has that time hit new stands yet?
User avatar
phearloathing
Art Expert
 
Status: Active
Posts: 1344
Joined: Mon Aug 10, 2009 2:34 pm

Postby Danno1 on Mon Jun 10, 2013 10:36 am

should have, post office delivered them last week.
User avatar
Danno1
Art Expert
 
Status: Active
Posts: 1388
Joined: Tue Jul 22, 2008 1:04 pm
Location: Dayton, OH
stay thirsty my friends

Postby alexphoto01 on Mon Jun 10, 2013 10:50 am

Image

In the last several weeks Ai Weiwei has produced several new artworks, from a heavy metal music video, a large-scale diorama depicting his imprisonment, to an installation of 150 tons of straightened rebar taken from schools that had collapsed during the 2008 Sichuan earthquake. He also designed the cover for Time Magazine. At the 2013 Venice Art Biennale, Weiwei produced another installation, this once featuring 886 antique wooden stools! It has been common in Chinese culture for families to own one or more of the 3-leg stools and they were often passed down from generation to generation. As of recently, these are more and more being replaced by plastic and other alternatives to wood.

More info
User avatar
alexphoto01
Art Connoisseur
 
Status: Active
Posts: 762
Joined: Tue Nov 16, 2010 2:59 am
Location: Mid-Atlantic

Postby saL on Fri Jun 28, 2013 2:48 pm

yesterday I came across ArtZuid project in Amsterdam... among 70 sculptures presented in the Berlage district of Amsterdam South, there was a classic piece by Ai Weiwei titled "Forever":

Image

Image

Image
User avatar
saL
Art Expert
 
Status: Active
Posts: 2402
Joined: Tue Oct 05, 2010 5:34 pm
Help Japan by buying art - viewtopic.php?f=2&t=64699

Check out my Wall of Stache Fame collection!

Postby saL on Thu Aug 15, 2013 4:53 am

Image

Ai Weiwei is opening a show "Baby Formula" @ Michael Janssen gallery in Singapore, on August 24 - October 6, 2013..
User avatar
saL
Art Expert
 
Status: Active
Posts: 2402
Joined: Tue Oct 05, 2010 5:34 pm
Help Japan by buying art - viewtopic.php?f=2&t=64699

Check out my Wall of Stache Fame collection!

Postby alittle on Thu Aug 15, 2013 5:36 am

He has an exhibit opening here at the AGO this Saturday as well.
User avatar
alittle
Art Freak
 
Status: Active
Posts: 15276
Joined: Fri Oct 05, 2012 9:10 am
Image

Postby zefarrett on Thu Aug 15, 2013 8:08 am

That bike piece was also in DC a few months ago. There was also his crazy light cube which was awesome. I got yelled at for touching his cube made of crazy smooth wood. IT WAS WORTH IT! :lol:
User avatar
zefarrett
Art Freak
 
Status: Active
Posts: 10122
Joined: Tue Jan 04, 2011 6:24 pm
me owwww
Instagram: zefarrett
Untappd: zefarrett (just pm me who you are)

Postby PLUSH on Thu Aug 15, 2013 10:01 am

[quote=" I got yelled at for touching his cube made of crazy smooth wood. IT WAS WORTH IT! :lol:[/quote]

Like touching another guys wood :shock:
User avatar
PLUSH
Art Expert
 
Status: Active
Posts: 7181
Joined: Tue Oct 25, 2011 3:43 pm
Location: TEXAS

Postby zefarrett on Thu Aug 15, 2013 10:13 am

It's what i have settled on because ive realized ill never be able to touch that girl ashley's wood. :cry:
User avatar
zefarrett
Art Freak
 
Status: Active
Posts: 10122
Joined: Tue Jan 04, 2011 6:24 pm
me owwww
Instagram: zefarrett
Untappd: zefarrett (just pm me who you are)

Postby misterwhisper on Fri Aug 16, 2013 5:48 pm

saL wrote:Image

Ai Weiwei is opening a show "Baby Formula" @ Michael Janssen gallery in Singapore, on August 24 - October 6, 2013..


Quite like this.

Ai needs to release editions more often.
User avatar
misterwhisper
Art Expert
 
Status: Active
Posts: 2159
Joined: Fri May 13, 2011 2:56 am

Postby lvsss on Sun Aug 18, 2013 7:04 pm

Any idea if he will release a print of the Time Magazine Cover?
lvsss
Art Enthusiast
 
Status: Active
Posts: 28
Joined: Fri Feb 03, 2012 11:49 am

Postby ErocAfellar on Mon Aug 19, 2013 9:53 am

NPR story from this morning on his installation in Venice

http://www.npr.org/2013/08/19/212711357 ... l-prisoner
User avatar
ErocAfellar
Art Expert
 
Status: Active
Posts: 4391
Joined: Thu Jul 19, 2007 11:25 pm
HappaHaoli wrote:That is freaking Eroctic!

Postby saL on Fri Sep 27, 2013 6:59 pm

Sk8Room released 3 limited edition decks in collaboration with Ai Weiwei:

Image
Image
Image

more info here >
User avatar
saL
Art Expert
 
Status: Active
Posts: 2402
Joined: Tue Oct 05, 2010 5:34 pm
Help Japan by buying art - viewtopic.php?f=2&t=64699

Check out my Wall of Stache Fame collection!

PreviousNext

Return to Art Discussion



Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 25 guests