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Snake Ceiling, 2009, Ai Weiwei, Beijing

Snake Ceiling, Ai Weiwei, Beijing Made of backpacks commemorating the more than school children that died when their ill-constructed schools collapsed in the May a massive earthquake in China’s Sichuan province.

Popular Pix fascinating paper art. shadow cast from the paper is a face

Blow My Mindsday: June 27, 2012

Origami Shadow Faces by shadow artist Kumi Yamashita (origami paper and a single light source)

Chile Post, Argentina, Latin America, Lagos, National Parks, Culture, Beautiful

The Wave 浪/AI WEIWEI The Wave 浪, 2005  glazed ceramic 6 1/8 × 16 7/8 × 14 3/4 in 15.6 × 42.9 × 37.5 cm Photo: courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art Ink Art: Past as Present in Contemporary China, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

"Ink Art" Explores the Relationship Between Ancient and Modern Chinese Artworks - The Wave Ai Weiwei, 2005

Ai Wei Wei...Self Portrait for Time   detained for 81 days in Beijing

Person of the Year Runner-Up: Ai Weiwei - Person of the Year 2011

Self-Portrait for TIME article "Ai Weiwei: The Dissident"

Ai Weiwei’s most recent work, Forever Bicycles, installs 1,200 bicycles--some hanging from the ceiling, some standing upright on the floor--one behind the other. The bikes have no handlebars and no seats and instead use those parts of the frame to extend upward and outward to connect to other wheels and other frames, creating the illusion of a labyrinth-like space in a three-dimensional area.

Ai Weiwei Piles 1,200 Bikes On Top Of Each Other, For Dazzling Effect

Artist: Ai Weiwei Piles Bikes On Top Of Each Other. The Taipei Fine Arts Museum hosts a large-scale exhibition of the Chinese artist with his new work, "Forever Bicycles.