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Chinese Activist Ai Weiwei Displays His Work in Vienna

Published: June 30, 2016; 17:00 · (Vindobona)

The conceptual artist, documentary filmmaker and activist Ai Weiwei is one of the most well known artists of our time. The 21er Haus will present his work at the exhibition “Ai Weiwei. translocation – transformation” from 14 July to 20 November 2016.

Chinese Activist Ai Weiwei Displays His Work in Vienna / Picture: © Wikipedia / Andy Miah

Architecture is one of the many languages that Ai Weiwei uses to express his messages. On the subject of Vienna, he responds with his knowledge of Ludwig Wittgenstein’s philosophy and is enthusiastic about the Viennese town house planned by the famous philosopher between 1926 and 1928 for his sister Margarethe.

Indeed, its clear structure served as a model for Ai Weiwei’s…

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