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Chinese activist and artist Ai Weiwei is a figure of international cultural importance. Aged 21, he was a member of Les Étoiles, a group of avant-garde artists, who rejected Chinese Socialist Realism and advocated artistic individualization and experimentation. In 1981 he moved to New York, where he was influenced by the conceptual works of Marcel Duchamp and started to incorporate daily life objects in his work. He returned to China in the 1990s and became very politically active against the government.

He is very outspoken in his criticism of the Chinese government, which resulted in him being detained for months in 2011, without an official charge. He sees protecting the right of expression as the central part of an artist’s activity and adds, “In China many essential rights are lacking, and I wanted to remind people of this.” Ai Weiwei is best known with his conceptual work and colossal installations, sparking a dialogue between the tradition and contemporary, or voicing a political agenda. His Sunflower Seeds (2010) for the Tate Modern consists of 100 million porcelain “seeds”, hand painted by 1,600 Chinese artisans, drawing attention to the mass consumption and the loss of individuality.

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Ai Weiwei (b. 1957)
Ai Weiwei (b. 1957) Fairytale each: titled 'Fairytale' in Chinese (on the underside) Qing dynasty...
Jun 28, 2018
Skateboards AI WEIWEI (CHINA, B. 1957)
Ai Weiwei: New York Photographs 1983-1993 AI WEIWEI (B. 1957)
Dust to Dust AI WEIWEI (B. 1957)
Untitled AI WEIWEI (B. 1957)
Ai Weiwei (B. 1957)
Ai Weiwei (B. 1957) Fairytale each: signed in Chinese (on the underside) each: Qing dynasty woode...
Mar 08, 2017
Ai Weiwei (b. 1957)
Ai Weiwei (b. 1957) Marble Door carved marble 82 5/8 x 31 ¼ x 2 ¼in. (209.8 x 79.3 x 5.7cm.) Exec...
Mar 08, 2017
Ai Weiwei
SOFA IN BLACK SOFA IN BLACK SOFA IN BLACK SOFA IN BLACK marble 34 by 36 1/2 by 36 1/2 in. 86.4 by...
Nov 19, 2016
Ai Weiwei
TABLE WITH TWO LEGS ON THE WALL TABLE WITH TWO LEGS ON THE WALL TABLE WITH TWO LEGS ON THE WALL T...
Nov 19, 2016
Ai Weiwei (b. 1957) Bowls of Pearls
Ai Weiwei (b. 1957) Bowls of Pearls two elements--porcelain bowls and freshwater pearls each: 17 ...
Nov 16, 2016
Ai Weiwei (b. 1957) Fairytale – 1001 Chairs
Ai Weiwei (b. 1957) Fairytale – 1001 Chairs 23 elements-- Qing dynasty wooden chairs [1644-1911] ...
Nov 16, 2016
Ai Weiwei
TABLE WITH TWO LEGS ON THE WALL Qing dynasty wood table
Oct 03, 2016
Ai Weiwei
STOOL Qing Dynasty wooden stool
Oct 03, 2016
Jia Aili
UNTITLED - AI WEIWEI initialed in Pinyin, dated
Oct 03, 2016
Ai Weiwei
DROPPING A HAN DYNASTY URN (SET OF THREE) signed and numbered
Oct 02, 2016
Ai Weiwei, From ‘Fairytale – 1001 Chairs’, 2 Objects, 2007
2 wooden chairs from Qing Dynasty Ai Weiwei (b. 1957) – Chinese concept artist, sculptor and cura...
Sep 29, 2016
Ai Weiwei
FAIRYTALE - 1001 CHAIRS titled in Chinese on the underside and numbered
Sep 20, 2016
Oliver Mark: "Ai Weiwei, 7 Artist and 1 Nude.". Signed with black indian ink Oliver Mark. Exhibition poster. Visible size 83 x 58 cm.
"Ai Weiwei, 7 Artist and 1 Nude.". Signed with black indian ink Oliver Mark. Exhibition poster. V...
Aug 23, 2016
AI WEIWEI (B. 1957)
AI WEIWEI (B. 1957) Marble Helmet marble 11 ¾ x 9 7/8 x 5 7/8in. (30 x 25 x 15cm.) Executed in 2010
Jun 30, 2016
Ai Weiwei
bronze 14 by 68 by 34 cm. 5 1/2 by 6 3/4 y 13 3/8 in. Executed in 2004, this work is from an...
Jun 29, 2016
Ai Weiwei
marble 210 by 80 by 6 cm. 82 3/4 by 31 1/2 by 2 3/8 in. Executed in 2006.
Jun 29, 2016
Ai Weiwei
tieli wood from dismantled Qing dynasty temples 80 by 160 by 160 cm. 31 1/2 63 by 63 in. Execu...
Jun 28, 2016
Ai Weiwei Fairytale - 1001 Chairs, 2007
wooden chairs, Qing Dynasty 120 x 57 x 44 cm (47 1/4 x 22 1/2 x 17 3/8 in.) 105 x 55 x 44 cm (41...
Jun 28, 2016
Ai Weiwei
signed, dated 2014 and numbered 5 on the bottom of the golden vase Han Dynasty vases in auto pain...
Jun 28, 2016
Ai Weiwei Stool, 2012
Hand-sculpted, painted, and fired porcelain made using tradition methods in Jingdezhe, China 50 x...
Jun 28, 2016
Blue 5
Blue 5 2015 Industrial paint in blue, on Munken Polar paper dust-jacket, with the accompanying bo...
Jun 09, 2016
Ai Weiwei Blue 5, 2015
Industrial paint in blue, on Munken Polar paper dust-jacket, with the accompanying boxed exhibiti...
Jun 09, 2016
Ai Weiwei Art Edition, 2014
Chinese marble (Fangshan District), Habotai silk scarf and cloth-bound book, marble 18.8 x 76.5 x...
Jun 09, 2016
Elliott Arkin, ‘Ai Weiwei Statue (“#1/1,000,000,000”)', 2012
Cast marble on oak base with plastic and lights~~~USA, 2012~~~Elliott Arkin – American artist~~~P...
May 27, 2016
Ai Weiwei (b. 1957)
Ai Weiwei (b. 1957) Map of China iron wood (Tieli wood) from dismantled Qing Dynasty temples thre...
May 11, 2016
Ai Weiwei (B. 1957) Fairytale - 1001 Chairs (Nr. L/R-030, Nr. L/R-031)
Ai Weiwei (B. 1957) Fairytale - 1001 Chairs (Nr. L/R-030, Nr. L/R-031) each: signed in Chinese 'F...
Apr 14, 2016
Ai Weiwei (B. 1957)
Ai Weiwei (B. 1957) Fairytale - 1001 Chairs (Nr. L/R-030, Nr. L/R-031) each: signed in Chinese 'F...
Apr 14, 2016
Ai Weiwei
signed in Pinyin and dated 2008 7 stools from the Qing dynasty 80 (H) by 175 by 57 cm; 31½ (H) by...
Apr 04, 2016
Ai Weiwei
executed in 2006 marble 25 (H) by 67 by 27 cm; 9⅞ (H) by 26⅜ by 10⅝ in.
Apr 04, 2016
Ai Weiwei
executed in 2010, edition of 1/8 plus four artist's proofs gilded bronze, huanghuali stand head: ...
Apr 03, 2016
Ai Weiwei
signed in Pinyin and dated 2012 35 stools from the Qing dynasty 150 (H) by 202 by 206 cm; 59 (H) ...
Apr 03, 2016
Ai Weiwei (B. 1957)
Ai Weiwei (B. 1957) Watermelon glazed porcelain 16 1/2 x 16 1/2 x 16 1/2 in. (41.9 x 41.9 x 41.9 ...
Mar 04, 2016
Ai Weiwei (B. 1957)
Ai Weiwei (B. 1957) Watermelon glazed porcelain 16 1/2 x 16 1/2 x 16 1/2 in. (41.9 x 41.9 x 41.9 ...
Mar 04, 2016
Ai Weiwei (B. 1957) -
Ai Weiwei (B. 1957) Study of Perspective - White House signed, numbered and dated '1/10 Ai Weiwei...
Feb 12, 2016
Ai Weiwei (B. 1957)
Ai Weiwei (B. 1957) Table and Beam table and beam from the Qing Dynasty 181 1/8 x 35 3/8 x 63in. ...
Feb 12, 2016
Ai Weiwei (B. 1957)
Ai Weiwei (B. 1957) Oil Spills porcelain, in nine parts smallest: 7 1/8 x 5 ½ x 1 3/8in. (18 x 14...
Feb 12, 2016
Ai Weiwei (B. 1957)
Ai Weiwei (B. 1957) Table and Beam table and beam from the Qing Dynasty 181 1/8 x 35 3/8 x 63in. ...
Feb 12, 2016
Ai Weiwei (B. 1957)
Ai Weiwei (B. 1957) Study of Perspective - White House signed, numbered and dated '1/10 Ai Weiwei...
Feb 12, 2016
Ai Weiwei (B. 1957)
Ai Weiwei (B. 1957) Oil Spills porcelain, in nine parts smallest: 7 1/8 x 5 ½ x 1 3/8in. (18 x 14...
Feb 12, 2016
Ai Weiwei
signed and numbered 3/8 on the right hand panel gelatin silver print on Alu Dibond, in three part...
Feb 10, 2016
Hanging Man in Porcelain
Hanging Man in Porcelain 2009 porcelain in artist's huali wood frame 49.5 x 43.5 x 3 cm (19 1/2 x...
Feb 10, 2016