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Ai Weiwei

Author: Tim MarlowAdrian LockeJohn L TancockDaniel RosbottomWeiwei AiAll authors
Publisher: London : Royal Academy of Arts, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Artist, designer, architect, author, publisher, and curator: Ai Weiwei (b. 1957) is a truly 21st-century creative, influential across a variety of media. During his childhood, criticism of his father's poetry--he was labeled as a dissident--meant that Ai and his family were exiled to a remote region of China for 16 years. Following the death of Chairman Mao, Ai left to train as an artist in Beijing and New York. Ai  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogues
Exhibition catalogs
Interviews
Exhibitions
Expositions
Entretiens
Named Person: Weiwei Ai; Weiwei Ai; Weiwei Ai; Weiwei Ai; Weiwei Ai; Weiwei Ai; Weiwei Ai
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Marlow; Adrian Locke; John L Tancock; Daniel Rosbottom; Weiwei Ai; Royal Academy of Arts (Great Britain),
ISBN: 9781910350164 1910350168 9781910350232 1910350230 9781910350423 1910350427 1910350532 9781910350539
OCLC Number: 924034320
Notes: Published on occasion of the exhibition "Ai Weiwei" held at Royal Academy of Arts, London, September 19-December 13, 2015.
Description: 237 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), portraits ; 31 cm
Contents: Ai Weiwei in conversation / Tim Marlow --
Born radical / John Tancock --
Architecture can also be silent / Daniel Rosbottom --
Chronology / Adrian Locke --
Catalogue plates / with section introductions by Adrian Locke.
Responsibility: exhibition curators, Tim Marlow, artistic director ; Adrian Locke.

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