Ai Weiwei — So Sorry


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"Liberty is about our rights to question everything." (Ai Weiwei)

Ai Weiwei (*1957) is regarded as one of the most important contemporary artists in China. For the production of his artworks Ai Weiwei often acquires objects such as Chinese antiquities, ancient trees and tree roots, or spiritual artefacts that he subsequently transforms. Whether he covers antique earthenware with industrial paints, converts centuries old temple beams into wooden maps, or drops Han Dynasty urns onto flagstones: Ai Weiwei creates new connections and through his works pointedly questions how old and new can coexist.

Artist talk With Ai Weiwei and Uli Sigg 
Moderation: Chris Dercon, Director Haus der Kunst

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Ai Weiwei. So Sorry

Exhibition, 12.10.09 — 17.1.10