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Author Ai, Weiwei.

Title Ai Weiwei : Circle of animals / edited and with an introduction by Susan Delson.

Imprint Munich ; New York : Prestel, ©2011.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    730.92 Ai,W AI    Available
Description 219 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
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Note "Published in association with AW Asia, New York, on the occasion of the traveling installation Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads"--Title page verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 210-214) and index.
Contents Headlong into history / Susan Delson -- Circle of animals/zodiac heads : bronze, texts by / Paola Dematte -- "My work is always a readymade" : interview with Ai Weiwei -- Monkey king makes havoc : Ai Weiwei conducts a carnival of the animals / Karen Smith -- The original and the copy : Ai Weiwei and the fate of the zodiac heads / Charles Merewether -- Circle of animals/zodiac heads : gold -- Circle of animals/zodiac heads and the twelve-animal cycle in China / Paola Demattè -- Mid-Qing arts and Jesuit visions : visual encounters and exchanges in 18th-century Beijing / Marco Musillo -- Heads of state : looting, nationalism, and repatriation of the Zodiac bronzes / Kristina Kleutghen -- The heads at auction : two experts weigh in / Lark E. Mason & Joe-Hynn Yang -- The zodiac heads and the auction block / Colin Jones.
Summary This title looks at Chinese artist Ai Weiwei's 'Circle of Heads', his twelve large bronze animal heads depicting the ancient Chinese zodiac.
Subject Ai, Weiwei. Circle of animals/Zodiac heads (Bronze) -- Exhibitions.
Ai, Weiwei. Circle of animals/Zodiac heads (Gold) -- Exhibitions.
Ai, Weiwei -- Criticism and interpretation.
Ai, Weiwei -- Interviews.
Animal sculpture -- China -- Exhibitions.
Zodiac in art -- Exhibitions.
Yuan Ming Yuan (Beijing, China) -- History.
Art thefts -- China -- History -- 19th century.
Genre/Form Exhibition catalogs.
Added Author Delson, Susan.
AW Asia (Organization)
Added Title Circle of animals
ISBN 9783791346366

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