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Codeblue
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Sun Jun 10, 2018 12:56 am

So glad I copped.
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acidburn
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Sun Jun 10, 2018 7:41 am

Codeblue wrote:So glad I copped.
No joke purchased it last year at 630am on the toilet with only a few left. The most expensive bathroom experience of my life
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Sun Jun 10, 2018 10:51 am

Wish I bought 2
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Sun Jun 10, 2018 11:05 am

acidburn wrote:
Codeblue wrote:So glad I copped.
No joke purchased it last year at 630am on the toilet with only a few left. The most expensive bathroom experience of my life
:lol:
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Sun Jun 10, 2018 1:15 pm

stuckeyc wrote:Wish I bought 2
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Sun Jun 10, 2018 1:32 pm

Did I mention that I did?
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Sun Jun 10, 2018 1:47 pm

Codeblue wrote:Did I mention that I did?
Is this the black and white one he released last year with the characters in like three or four rows? Been a while since I’ve seen it.
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Sun Jun 10, 2018 1:49 pm

We're talking about the silver middle finger on the front page.
RupertPupkin wrote:I live by this rule and this rule alone: people are drymounting idiots.
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Tue Jun 12, 2018 12:37 am

Codeblue wrote:We're talking about the silver middle finger on the front page.
Ahh, thanks
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Sat Mar 23, 2019 10:11 pm

He has an exhibit opening in St Louis this fall:
https://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/ai ... r#stream/0
Excited to see some pieces IRL.
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Thu May 28, 2020 7:48 am

https://www.ebay.com/e/charity/aiweiwei

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Ai Weiwei MASK
Year: 2020
Medium: Ink on polypropylene fabric
Measurement: Image: 10 x 17cm each; overall width: 27cm
Made in the artist’s studio in Berlin, each work is silk-screened by hand on cloth face masks. In addition, each package includes a signed artist’s statement.

*These artworks are not recommended for medical use and no liability is assumed if they are used for this purpose.  The works are not washable.   

"Ai Weiwei MASK are artworks symbolic of our current conditions. To have one is an ethical and creative act to overcome our tired isolation and participate in a collective enterprise of real compassion." -- Alexandra Munroe, Curator 


All proceeds benefit pandemic humanitarian efforts led by:
Human Rights Watch

Refugees International

Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF)
(Proceeds will be distributed among all three organizations.)
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Thu May 28, 2020 9:43 am

Looks like 700 of each set and 1000 of each individual, unless they restock?
Correction 3000 of the middle finger mask.
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Thu May 28, 2020 12:33 pm

"The Chinese artist and activist has printed an initial batch of 10,000 face masks"

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesig ... boJmEJPjeE
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Thu May 28, 2020 12:58 pm

A set of the 7 middle finger masks at different locations would have been a nice option.
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Thu May 28, 2020 1:23 pm

is it essentially a timed edition through 6/27, or are there a finite number of masks that will be made? none of the articles really say specifically
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