Ai Weiwei, With Milk, Find Something Everybody Can Use, 2010

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Artist: Ai Weiwei (born 1957 in Beijing, China; lives and works in Beijing, China). Materials: Milk and coffee. Description: “I approach Mies van der Rohe’s Barcelona Pavillion as a ready-made, the activities it experienced and the way it’s been seen. The building is not static, in fact, my intervention explores the metabolism of a living […]

Rirkrit Tiravanija, untitled 2002 (he promised), 2002

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<b>Rirkrit Tiravanija, <i>untitled 2002 (he promised)</i>, 2002</b>

Artist: Rirkrit Tiravanija (born 1961 in Buenos Aires, Argentina; lives and works in Chiang Man, Thailand). Materials: Chrome and stainless steel; approximately 294.6 x 1198.9 x 599.4 cm. Description: “While people remain central to [Tiravanija’s] work, several of his projects incorporate reimagined physical structures or in his words, ‘parallel spaces’ that operate as platforms for quotidian activity… untitled […]

Ai Weiwei, Fountain of Light, 2007

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<b>Ai Weiwei, <i>Fountain of Light</i>, 2007</b>

Artist: Ai Weiwei (born Beijing, China, 1957; lives and works in Beijing). Materials: Steel and glass crystals on a wooden base; 700 x 529 x 400 cm. Description: A remake of Tatlin’s Monument to the Third International (1919-20). In 1919, Tatlin’s work was a commentary upon the new industrial age and the harnessing of new technology; […]

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