Ai Weiwei, 'He Xie,' 2010, Brooklyn Museum

Ai Weiwei

He Xie, 2010

Ai Weiwei: According to What? at Brooklyn Museum

Ai Weiwei, 'S.A.C.R.E.D, a six-part work composed of (i) S upper, (ii) A ccusers, (iii) C leansing, (iv) R itual, (v) E ntropy, (iv) D oubt,' 2011-2013, Brooklyn Museum

Ai Weiwei

S.A.C.R.E.D, a six-part work composed of (i) S upper, (ii) A ccusers, (iii) C leansing, (iv) R itual, (v) E ntropy, (iv) D oubt, 2011-2013

Ai Weiwei: According to What? at Brooklyn Museum

Ai Weiwei, 'Ai Weiwei in the Elevator When Taken into Custody by the Police,' 2009, Brooklyn Museum

Ai Weiwei

Ai Weiwei in the Elevator When Taken into Custody by the Police, 2009

Ai Weiwei: According to What? at Brooklyn Museum

Ai Weiwei, 'Colored Vases (detail),' 2007-2010, Brooklyn Museum

Ai Weiwei

Colored Vases (detail), 2007-2010

Ai Weiwei: According to What? at Brooklyn Museum

Ai Weiwei, 'Coca-Cola Vase,' 2007, Brooklyn Museum

Ai Weiwei

Coca-Cola Vase, 2007

Ai Weiwei: According to What? at Brooklyn Museum

Ai Weiwei, 'Williamsburg, Brooklyn, from the series New York Photography: 1983-1993,' 1983, Brooklyn Museum

Ai Weiwei

Williamsburg, Brooklyn, from the series New York Photography: 1983-1993, 1983

Ai Weiwei: According to What? at Brooklyn Museum

Ai Weiwei, 'Ritual (detail), from the work S.A.C.R.E.D.,' 2011-2013, Brooklyn Museum

Ai Weiwei

Ritual (detail), from the work S.A.C.R.E.D., 2011-2013

Ai Weiwei: According to What? at Brooklyn Museum

Ai Weiwei, 'Straight,' 2008-2012, Brooklyn Museum

Ai Weiwei

Straight, 2008-2012

Ai Weiwei: According to What? at Brooklyn Museum

Ai Weiwei, 'Moon Chest,' 2008, Brooklyn Museum

Ai Weiwei

Moon Chest, 2008

Ai Weiwei: According to What? at Brooklyn Museum

Ai Weiwei, 'Table with Two Legs on the Wall,' 2008, Brooklyn Museum

Ai Weiwei

Table with Two Legs on the Wall, 2008

Ai Weiwei: According to What? at Brooklyn Museum

Ai Weiwei, 'Ye Haiyan's Belongings at 6:35 a.m. on July 6, 2013,' 2013, Brooklyn Museum

Ai Weiwei

Ye Haiyan's Belongings at 6:35 a.m. on July 6, 2013, 2013

Ai Weiwei: According to What? at Brooklyn Museum

Ai Weiwei, 'Installation view of Ai Weiwei: According to What? at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C., 2012.,' , Brooklyn Museum

Ai Weiwei

Installation view of Ai Weiwei: According to What? at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C., 2012.

Ai Weiwei: According to What? at Brooklyn Museum

Ai Weiwei, 'Accusers (detail), from the work S.A.C.R.E.D.,' 2011-2013, Brooklyn Museum

Ai Weiwei

Accusers (detail), from the work S.A.C.R.E.D., 2011-2013

Ai Weiwei: According to What? at Brooklyn Museum