Ai Weiwei, ‘The Artist's Hand’, 2017, Sculpture, Electroplated rhodium on cast urethane resin. Signed on underside.  New in Artist designed box., Alpha 137 Gallery Gallery Auction
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Ai Weiwei

The Artist's Hand, 2017

Electroplated rhodium on cast urethane resin. Signed on underside. New in Artist designed box.
5 × 4 × 4 in
12.7 × 10.2 × 10.2 cm
Edition of 1000
.
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Alpha 137 Gallery Gallery Auction

Limited edition signed sculpture: Irreverent and striking, this special edition rhodium-plated cast …

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Incised signature by Ai Weiwei on the underside (bottom) of the sculpture. Unnumbered from an edition of 1000
Manufacturer
Public Art Fund, New York, NY in collaboration with Ai Weiwei
Ai Weiwei
Chinese, b. 1957
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A cultural figure of international renown, Ai Weiwei is an activist, architect, curator, filmmaker, and China’s most famous artist. Open in his criticism of the Chinese government, Ai was famously detained for months in 2011, then released to house arrest. “I don’t see myself as a dissident artist,” he says. “I see them as a dissident government!” Some of Ai’s best known works are installations, often tending towards the conceptual and sparking dialogue between the contemporary world and traditional Chinese modes of thought and production. For Sunflower Seeds (2010) at the Tate Modern, he scattered 100 million porcelain “seeds” handpainted by 1,600 Chinese artisans—a commentary on mass consumption and the loss of individuality. His infamous Coca Cola Vase (1994) is a Han Dynasty urn emblazoned with the ubiquitous soft-drink logo. Ai also served as artistic consultant on the design of the “Bird’s Nest” stadium for Beijing’s 2008 Olympics, and has curated pavilions and museum exhibitions around the globe.

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Limited edition signed sculpture: Irreverent and striking, this special edition rhodium-plated cast model of Ai Weiwei’s hand has been created by the artist on the occasion of his ambitious new citywide Public Art Fund exhibition Good Fences Make Good Neighbors, on view in New York City October 2017 – February 2018. …

Medium
Signature
Incised signature by Ai Weiwei on the underside (bottom) of the sculpture. Unnumbered from an edition of 1000
Manufacturer
Public Art Fund, New York, NY in collaboration with Ai Weiwei
Ai Weiwei
Chinese, b. 1957
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A cultural figure of international renown, Ai Weiwei is an activist, architect, curator, filmmaker, and China’s most famous artist. Open in his criticism of the Chinese government, Ai was famously detained for months in 2011, then released to house arrest. “I don’t see myself as a dissident artist,” he says. “I see them as a dissident government!” Some of Ai’s best known works are installations, often tending towards the conceptual and sparking dialogue between the contemporary world and traditional Chinese modes of thought and production. For Sunflower Seeds (2010) at the Tate Modern, he scattered 100 million porcelain “seeds” handpainted by 1,600 Chinese artisans—a commentary on mass consumption and the loss of individuality. His infamous Coca Cola Vase (1994) is a Han Dynasty urn emblazoned with the ubiquitous soft-drink logo. Ai also served as artistic consultant on the design of the “Bird’s Nest” stadium for Beijing’s 2008 Olympics, and has curated pavilions and museum exhibitions around the globe.

Ai Weiwei

The Artist's Hand, 2017

Electroplated rhodium on cast urethane resin. Signed on underside. New in Artist designed box.
5 × 4 × 4 in
12.7 × 10.2 × 10.2 cm
Edition of 1000
.
Bidding closed
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