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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