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Ai Weiwei: Cubes and Trees. The Heong Gallery, Cambridge. June–9 October 2016

Ai Weiwei‘s exhibition, Cubes and Trees, presents two major series of this artist’s work in the Heong Gallery and the grounds of Downing College. The work is in a variety of media, including sculpture, film, video and wallpaper. It is focused on two series of sculptures. In the gallery four cubes are constructed from different … Continue reading

Herzog & de Meuron and Ai Weiwei: Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2012

Swiss architects Herzog & de Meuron and Chinese artist Ai Weiwei have been commissioned to create the 12th Serpentine Gallery pavilion in London in June 2012. The work will feature a water-hole which will fill up with London rain. The pavilion will be underground with eleven columns beneath the gallery’s lawn in Kensington Gardens. Each column will … Continue reading

Ai WeiWei: Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads

The sculpture installation Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads by Chinese artist Ai Weiwei  comprises 12 monumental bronze animal heads, re-creations of the traditional Chinese zodiac sculptures which once adorned the fountain-clock of Yuanming Yuan, an 18th century imperial retreat just outside Beijing. The heads will be installed in an arc around Somerset House’s Edmond J. Safra Fountain Court in a close … Continue reading