AI Weiwei Speaks: With Hans Ulrich Obrist
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About the Book

Ai Weiwei - artist, architect, curator, publisher, poet and urbanist - extended the notion of art and is one of the world's most significant creative and cultural figures. In this series of interviews, conducted over several years with the curator Hans Ulrich Obrist, he discusses the many dimensions of his artistic life, ranging over subjects including ceramics, blogging, nature, philosophy and the myriad influences that have fed into his work. He also talks candidly about his father, his childhood spent in exile and his criticism of the Chinese state. Together, these extraordinary discussions are an essential reminder of the need for personal, political and artistic freedom.

About the Author

Ai Weiwei is a Chinese artist, designer, architect, curator, blogger and publisher. Hans Ulrich Obrist is a curator and critic. Since 2006 he has been Co-director of Exhibitions and Programmes and Director of International Projects at the Serpentine Gallery, London.

Book Details
ISBN-13: 9780141983912
Publisher: Penguin UK
Acedemic Level: English
Book Type: English
Depth: 19
Language: English
No of Pages: 157
Sub Title: With Hans Ulrich Obrist
ISBN-10: 0141983914
Publisher Date: 01 Oct 2016
Binding: PAPERBACK
Continuations: English
Height: 178 mm
MediaMail: Y
PrintOnDemand: N
Width: 114 mm