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ai weiwei’s sunflower seeds

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By filling the turbine hall at the Tate Modern with 500,000 porcelain replicas of sunflower seeds, Ai WeiWei convinces the world the artistry and mass-market, mass-production power of the world’s second largest economy. Each seed is hand-made, hand-painted, and carpets the entire space of the huge hall. Visitors are then encouraged the walk all over the exhibit… a comment on the disposability of mass-replicated art? via designboom


Written by bjornyeo

October 14, 2010 at 12:01 am

Posted in art

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