Ai Weiwei creates an elaborate series of installations for display on Alcatraz, even though he's forbidden from traveling outside China and has never been to the notorious prison site. The Lego portraits can be viewed from the floor, or through ... CNET.co.uk, 1 week ago
At Alcatraz prison, Lego portraits fight for freedom (pictures) At the site of a notorious federal penitentiary, renowned Chinese artist Ai Weiwei uses an unlikely material, 1.2 million Lego bricks, to highlight the global reality of political detainment.
Lego bricks, generally the stuff of lighthearted creative play, take a somber turn in "@Large: Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz," a provocative exhibit by Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei on display through April 2015 at the site of the notorious federal ...CNET.co.uk, 1 week ago
TORONTO, Nov. 17, 2014 /CNW/ - NUVO sits down with Ai Weiwei to discuss his art, his life, his films, and his outdoor public art installation F Grass for the Vancouver Biennale. "There's only so much we can talk about," says Ai at a long table in a ...Canada NewsWire, 1 week ago
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