By Ai Weiwei
Born in Beijing in 1957, Ai Weiwei is likely one of the so much influential artists at paintings this present day and has exhibited largely in Asia, Europe and North the United States. he's the 1st artist residing and dealing within the Asia-Pacific sector to be commissioned as a part of the Unilever sequence to create an paintings for the sizeable Turbine corridor at Tate glossy. Ai Weiwei has stated Liberty is ready the precise to query every little thing. His works in a variety of media are characterised via social and political engagement and a continually enquiring brain. no matter if as an artist, curator, critic, clothier or architect, he has performed a key half in modern chinese language artwork and tradition of the earlier twenty years, no longer least via his collaboration with architects Herzog & de Meuron in designing the 'Bird's Nest' stadium for the 2008 Beijing Olympics. released to accompany Ai Weiwei's first significant large-scale fee in Britain, this e-book will supply vital insights into the inventive methods of 1 of the main interesting and dynamic modern artists.
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