La Revue No. 1 — 2019 Ai Weiwei
This issue explores the work of Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, through his favorite themes:
Antiquity and contemporaneity, relations between East and West, conservation and destruction. Important interview with Hans Ulrich Obrist, series of unpublished works on paper, essay by art historian Ingrid Rowland on the artist and his link to archeology, archival reproduction Art books on art Chinese antique, presentation of the most beautiful pieces of the jade and textile collections collected by Ai Weiwei, text by the great collector Uli Sigg, photographic reportage on the making of “A Tree”, gigantic project led by Ai Weiwei in the heart of the Amazon forest.
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New and previously unseen works by Ai Weiwei: a special issue of Cahiers d’Art
The issue sheds light on the concerns that lie at the heart of Ai Weiwei’s work: antiquity and contemporaneity, East and West, traditional arts and conceptual art, conservation and destruction.