Lot 264: AI WEIWEI Ai Weiwei: The Artist Activist.

Swann Auction Galleries

November 15, 2016, 1:30 PM EST
New York, NY, US
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Description: AI WEIWEI
Ai Weiwei: The Artist Activist.

Monograph volume with over 700 pages of images and text, 2014. 442x324 mm; 17 3/8x12 3/4 inches (sheets).

Signed twice in felt-tip pen and red ink and numbered 93 on the certificate of authenticity for the marble book stand and on the justification page. The art edition of 100, with an original artwork, from a total edition of 1325. Published by Taschen.

With an original marble book stand designed by the artist (182x763x522 mm; 7 1/4x30x20 1/2 inches). The volume wrapped in a silk scarf (1100x1000 mm; 43x40 inches) which reproduces a detail of Ai Weiwei''s work Straight, referencing the Sichuan earthquake of 2008.
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Swann Auction Galleries
November 15, 2016, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, US

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