• FEB 01 to JUN 30
    Solo Exhibition
    Ai Wei Wei : Resistencia y Tradición

    Category

    • Solo Exhibition
    • Contemporary

    Dates and Opening hours

    FEB 01 to JUN 30, 2013

    Tuesdays to Saturdays: 11:00 to 21:00 h. Sundays: 11:00 to 15:00 h. Closed on Mondays Please consult the Centre for opening hours on public holidays

    Vernissage: 31 January 2013

    Event Location

    Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo (CAAC)

    Sevilla
    Spain

    Artists

    Information

    The work of Chinese dissident Ai Weiwei finally be seen at the Andalusian Centre of Contemporary Art (CAAC) in Seville will be the first institutional exhibition in Spain of this artist, the most international of this country. The Jan. 31 will open the show, which will be produced by the Andalusian Museum and curated by its director, Juan Antonio Álvarez Reyes and Luisa Espino.

    This exhibition will cover most forms of production of Ai Weiwei, including installations, ceramics, videos and photographs, works that occupy most of the monuments, among other rooms, according to the CAAC in a press release.

    Among the pieces that will be is the installation of porcelain sunflower seeds that formed a carpet on the floor of the Tate Modern in London and inviting the viewer to spend on them. Sunflower seed, comprising 100 million pipes made in hand-painted porcelain and finally was closed for safety reasons, as the dust rising when the public spent on it could be toxic, so it can only contemplate.

    This show comes after the center had to cancel for financial reasons, the cuts made by the Board, which had planned another show in September, in collaboration with the Centre Rex Magasine Stockholm last September.

    The organization of this event had attracted interest from national and international media and the institution supposed to Seville enormous difficulty, both for the size of the works as impediments to the Chinese government was putting in enabling the dissemination of ideas Weiwei. This year in Europe have been held two shows dedicated to Chinese dissident, one in Paris, on his painting, and Stockholm.

    Following this cancellation, Álvarez Reyes announced that the CAAC would work in another exhibition dedicated to Chinese artist, in this case self-produced.

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