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Ai Weiwei
Karen Smith, Hans Ulrich Obrist and Bernard Fibicher

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'Ai Weiwei' by Karen Smith, Hans Ulrich Obrist and Bernard Fibicher

Paperback book published by Phaidon Press Ltd.

29cm x 25cm

160 Pages.

200 Illustrations.

About the book 


 

About the Author

Karen Smith is a Beijing based curator and critic specializing in Contemporary Chinese Art. Author of Nine Lives: The Birth of Avant-Garde in New China, she has also curated a number of exhibitions including 'The Real Thing' at Tate Liverpool and 'Subtlety' at Platform China to name but a few.

Hans Ulrich Obrist is Co-Director of Exhibitions and Programming of International Projects at the Serpentine Gallery. Playing an extremely influential part in multiple international exhibitions and biennales, including 'Manifesta 1' and the '50th Venice Biennale' - Obrist's is also distinguished for his collection of insightful and critical artist interviews (The Interview Project) held with some of the most pioneering contemporary artists. 

Bernard Fibicher is Director of Musée Cantonal des Beaux-Arts de Lausanne. His exhibitions include ‘Six Feet Under: Autopsy of our Relationship to the Dead’, ‘Mahjong: Chinese Contemporary Art from the Sigg Collection’, and ‘Ai Weiwei’.  

About Phaidon Press

Phaidon Press is a publishing company founded in 1923, Vienna by Dr Bela Horvitz and Ludwig Goldscheider. The illustrious publishing house, now operating globally, has published an extensive range of art-books over the past 95 years, collaborating with the most recognised authors and artists to provide beautiful, educational and affordable titles for all to enjoy.

Image Information

Image one: 3D Bookshot.

Image two: 2D Bookshot.

Image three: Ai Weiwei, Beijing, 2008.

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