Ai Weiwei (Chinese, 1957)

Ai Weiwei

Chinese | 1957

Ai Weiwei is a Chinese Postwar & Contemporary sculptor who was born in 1957. His work is currently being shown at multiple venues like Philadelphia Museum of Art. Numerous key galleries and museums such as Albertina Modern have featured Ai Weiwei's work in the past.Ai Weiwei's work has been offered at auction multiple times, with realized prices ranging from 25 USD to 5,427,136 USD, depending on the size and medium of the artwork. Since 2006 the record price for this artist at auction is 5,427,136 USD for Circle of Animals, Zodiac Heads, sold at Phillips London in 2015. Ai Weiwei has been featured in articles for FAD Magazine, The Guardian and ARTnews. The most recent article is Berlin Was a Beacon of Artistic Freedom. Gaza Changed Everything. written for The New York Times in April 2024.

Artist's alternative names: Ai Wei Wei

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Current Exhibitions

Back to School Art Festival

Ethan Cohen KuBe
Beacon | New York | USA
Nov 03,2023 - May 18,2024


Berlin Was a Beacon of Artistic Freedom. Gaza Changed Everything.
“Art Through Time: Contemporary Reflections”
Hong Kong Artists Flee as City Grapples With Status as Arts Hub Amid Rising Repression


..Known for his social commentary, he has recently expanded his practice into the domains of documentary film and architecture...

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Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki

.. A sculptor, photographer, installation artist, architect, and social activist, Ai is one of the most renowned artists working today...

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The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art

..Known for his political activism and meticulous artistic research, Ai Weiwei has also become a symbol of resistance against censorship...

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Museo di Palazzo Strozzi

..Ai Weiwei’s multifarious installations, objects and videos are deeply intertwined with China’s cultural and historical heritage...

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Galerie Urs Meile, Beijing

..Speakers will be available for informal discussion after the panel...

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Oceanfront at Collins Park

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