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4 edition of Ai Weiwei"s blog found in the catalog.

Ai Weiwei"s blog

essays, interviews, and digital rants, 2006-2009

by Weiwei Ai

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Published by MIT Press in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementAi Weiwei ; edited and translated by Lee Ambrozy
SeriesWriting art
ContributionsAmbrozy, Lee, 1978-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsN7349.A5 A35 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24438247M
ISBN 109780262015219
LC Control Number2010024293
OCLC/WorldCa642352029

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  EXCERPT FROM THE BOOK By far the most astounding achievement of Ai Weiweis career as an artist so far has been the design and construction of the Birds Nest stadium in Beijing. Officially called the National Stadium, it was the centrepiece of the Olympics in Author: Abdul Montaqim.   Ai Weiwei is the most important artist in the world right now, a visionary who is defying an entire political system. He is a hero. And yet, .


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