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Tag: Ai Weiwei

  • Auction Preview

    Glass Sculptures, Furniture, and Decorative Art Will Lead Akiba Antiques Sale

    “What I have always been involved in is human rights, the human struggle and the freedom of speech,” dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has said about his work. “If one person defends it, it benefits everybody.” Known for his outspoken criticism of oppressive governments, Ai has spent a career challenging…

    Ai Weiwei, Study of Perspective in Murano Glass
  • Exhibitions

    KAWS Augmented-Reality Exhibition Expanded for Social Distancing

    With galleries, museums, and auction houses moving to online spaces due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the art market is experiencing an influx of new technologies and mediums. KAWS joins numerous other artists in this transition by collaborating with Acute Art, an augmented-reality platform.  KAWS’ EXPANDED HOLIDAY digital project launched earlier…

    KAWS Augmented-Reality Exhibition Expanded for Social Distancing
  • Auction Industry

    Contemporary Artists and Prisoners Collaborate on Unique Artworks in Exhibition and Online Auction

    Ai Weiwei, Odyssey in Quilting, 2019. Quilt. Dimensions: 200 by 240cm. Cotton, printed with embroidery embellishments. Courtesy Fine Cell Work © Ai Weiwei. LONDON.-Fine Cell Work announces Human Touch, a ground-breaking collaboration between international contemporary artists and stitchers working in prisons, trained by this leading charity and social enterprise. Artists and…

    Contemporary artists and prisoners collaborate on unique artworks in exhibition and online auction
  • Auction Preview

    Fine Art: Street & Contemporary Online Only Auction

    Popularly known as “The Shadowman,” Richard Hambleton started his career as a graffiti artist alongside a group of confidants and collaborators that included Keith Haring, Jean-Michel Basquiat, and Kenny Scharf. His work includes series such as Mass Murder, Shadow Head Portraits, Marlboro Man, and Shadow Man. He is one of many…

    MISS VAN (FRENCH, 1973)
  • Auction Preview

    Contemporary Art Day Auction

    In the upcoming Contemporary Art Day Auction presented by Sotheby’s Auction, are pieces that explore modern art and abstraction. Categories in the auction include oil on canvas, mixed media, photographs, sculptures, and more. A leading lot in this auction was sculpted by Ai Weiwei, a Chinese artist Representing Ai  in…

    Wayne Thiebaud RIPLEY STREET RIDGE (1)