Perspectives: A new art exhibition by Ai WeiWei 2012

Saturday 28 April 2012 to Sunday 07 April 2013
Washington D.C., United States

Published: 8 Nov 2011 | By Sacha and 1 other | Last updated: 22 Mar 2012
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Ai WeiWei´s art exhibition takes place at the Sackler Galleery in Washington D.C., United States.

 

As part of the Perspectives series of contemporary Asian art, this installment features works by the prolific and provocative artist Ai Weiwei (b. 1957, China).

 

From large-scale installations, performances, and architectural design to photography and video, his artistic practice deftly melds traditional materials and craftsmanship, local histories, and current events to create incisive commentaries on the individual in today’s society.

 

Perspectives: Ai Weiwei is presented in conjunction with the exhibition Ai Weiwei: According to What? at the Hirshhorn Museum from October 4, 2012, to February 24, 2013.

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Location: Washington D.C., United States
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Start: Saturday 28 April 2012
End: Sunday 7 April 2013
Duration: 344 days
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