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@Large : Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz

Author: David Spalding; Weiwei Ai
Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Working from his studio in China, internationally acclaimed artist and activist Ai Weiwei has created a major series of site-specific installations for Alcatraz Island. In this essential catalog, beautiful photographs of the large-scale artworks provide an comprehensive look at this important project, while thought-provoking texts and archival vintage images proffer cultural and historical context"--
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Exhibitions
Named Person: Weiwei Ai; Weiwei Ai; Weiwei Ai
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Spalding; Weiwei Ai
ISBN: 9781452142760 1452142769 9781452142753 1452142750 9781932519341 1932519343
OCLC Number: 883650548
Notes: "This book has been published on the occasion of the exhibition @Large: Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz, on view from September 24, 2014 to April 26, 2015"--Colophon.
Description: 189 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Artist's Statement / Ai Weiwei --
Alcatraz Timeline --
Ai Weiwei @Large on Alcatraz / Maya Kóvskaya --
Universal Declaration of Human Rights --
Artworks. New Industries Building: With Wind, Trace, Refraction; The Hospital and Psychiatric Observation Cells: Blossom, Illumination --
A Block: Stay Tuned --
The Dining Hall: Yours Truly --
Interview with Ai Weiwei / Hans Ulrich Obrist.
Other Titles: At large :
Responsibility: edited by David Spalding.

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This book showcases a major exhibition of site-specific, multimedia installations and sculptures Ai Weiwei has created for the island. Featuring beautiful photographs and thought-provoking text, At  Read more...

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