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Ai Weiwei Created These Fantastical Paper Lantern-Like Sculptures Out Of Bamboo And Paper

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Artist Ai Weiwei wants you to get in touch with your inner child, and he created these fantastical sculptures out of bamboo and paper to help you do it. Weiwei created these massive pieces for Le Bon Marche using kite-making techniques. The exhibit is titled, appropriately, “Er Xi” or Child’s Play, and the scenes are made up of characters from the 2,000-year old collection of tales called Shan Hai Jing, a series of stories that have been told to children for ages. Continue reading »

Controversial Chinese Artist and activist Ai Weiwei Showcases Bathroom Fixtures at Alcatraz Transformed into Porcelain Floral Bouquets

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Controversial Chinese Artist and activist Ai Weiwei recently had an exhibition in Alcatraz, the notorious island used as a military fortress and federal penitentiary. Continue reading »