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saL
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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:

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(more pics and info via Independent)
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Sun Jun 09, 2013 1:51 pm

Ai Weiwei designed the cover of Time magazine:

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here is a video where the artist is talking about his work and the meaning behind it..
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Mon Jun 10, 2013 9:29 am

Has that time hit new stands yet?
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Mon Jun 10, 2013 10:36 am

should have, post office delivered them last week.
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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.

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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":

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Thu Aug 15, 2013 4:53 am

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Ai Weiwei is opening a show "Baby Formula" @ Michael Janssen gallery in Singapore, on August 24 - October 6, 2013..
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Thu Aug 15, 2013 5:36 am

He has an exhibit opening here at the AGO this Saturday as well.
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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:
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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:
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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:
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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.
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Sun Aug 18, 2013 7:04 pm

Any idea if he will release a print of the Time Magazine Cover?
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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
HappaHaoli wrote:That is freaking Eroctic!
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Fri Sep 27, 2013 6:59 pm

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

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more info here >
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