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SAN GIMIGNANO

Galleria Continua

Ai Weiwei

AI WEIWEI, Ordos 100 Model, 2011, Pinewood sculpture, 80 x 1,511 x 1,357.3 cm, and video, 60 min 57 sec. 

Courtesy Galleria Continua, San Gimignano.

Iconic dissident artist Ai Weiwei is known around the world for his outspoken criticism of a government that refuses open communication with its public. Indeed, the idea of globally exchanging information in textual and visual form as a tool to cut through the wall of censorship is a benchmark of both Ai’s art and his social activism.

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