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Ai Weiwei: Spatial Matters: Art, Architecture and Activism

Ai Weiwei: Spatial Matters: Art, Architecture and Activism
Library Shelf Location 18.WEIW
Publication Date 2014
Description Widely considered to be one of the most significant cultural figures of his generation in China and internationally, Ai Weiwei successfully occupies multiple roles as a conceptual artist, architect, curator, designer, film-maker, publisher and activist. Using a variety of formal languages with both traditional and innovative methods of production, Ai links the past with the present and explores the geopolitical, economic and cultural realities affecting the world with humour and compassion. This book, published in association with the artist, draws on the full breadth of Ai weiwei’s architectural, installation and activist work, including drawings and plans from a huge range of international projects, with particular emphasis on his use of space. The publication will also include excerpts from his blog and a wide selection of essays by leading critics, art-historians, as well as interviews with the artist.
ISBN 9781849761444
Quantity 1
Pages 512
Author Ai Weiwei
Format Paperback
Publisher Tate Publishing
Related Artist Ai Weiwei
Category Artist (relating to a single artist/collaborative team)
Keywords Architecture (subject), Activism
Artist's Nationality Chinese
Language English

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