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Philosophy and Art: Ai Weiwei

So Sorry

"Rooted Upon," from the exhibition, So Sorry

 

"Remembering," from the exhibition, So Sorry

Catalogue of exhibition held Haus der Kunst, October 12, 2009 - January 17, 2010     in the Bixler Art & Music Library           ART N7349.A5 A4 2010

On the Web

BIRD'S NEST: AI WEIWEI IN ENGLISH

AI WEIWEI ON TWITTER (much is in Chinese)

AI WEIWEI Latest

"So Ai Weiwei was on his Way to...." -- from ArtsBeat in the New York Times, 5/16/2013


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Library Resources

BACKGROUND

Biographical article in Oxford Art Online

BOOKS

Ai Weiwei: fairytale, a reader   -  Conversation between Ai Weiwei and Fu Xiao-Dong regarding the work Fairytale

       ART N7349.A5 A64 2012

     Ai Weiwei : Never Sorry -- Filmmaker Alison Klayman presents an intimate portrait of outspoken Chinese artist/political activist Ai Weiwei, who was taken into police custody after criticizing the Chinese government over the deaths of 5000 students during the 2008 Sichuan earthquake, and who defied his country's censorship laws to help organize and inform his fellow citizens. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

         ART VIDEO N7349.A5 A4 2012

Ai Weiwei: Under Construction  -  This scholarly exhibition catalogue explores the ways in which renowned Chinese Conceptualist Ai Weiwei raises questions about cultural violence and history. The work is looked at in the context of a country where future possibilities are shaped by the opposing forces of ruin and production, patrimony and erasure--the logic of ruins in reverse.

        ART N7349.A38 A4 2008

      Chicago Makes Modern : How Creative Minds Changed Society  -  includes "Raising the Roof," Ai Weiwei interviewed by Jacquelynn Baas

       ART N6535.C5 C475 2012

 

Ai Weiwei's blog [electronic book] : writings, interviews, and digital rants, 2006-2009 - click to connect

 

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