Becoming (Set of 2), 2009 by Ai Weiwei
Ai Weiwei (born 28 August 1957 in Beijing) is a Chinese contemporary artist and activist who produced a multifaceted array of creative work, including sculptural installations, architectural projects, photographs, and videos.
As a political activist, he has been highly and openly critical of the Chinese Government's stance on democracy and human rights. He has investigated government corruption and cover-ups, in particular the Sichuan schools corruption scandal following the collapse of so-called "tofu-dreg schools" in the 2008 Sichuan earthquake. In 2011, following his arrest at Beijing Capital International Airport on 3 April, he was held for 81 days without any official charges being filed; officials alluded to their allegations of "economic crimes".
While Ai was lauded internationally, the frequently provocative and subversive dimension of his art, as well as his political outspokenness, triggered various forms of repression from Chinese authorities.
This artwork ships from a Marketplace seller in the US.
This marketplace artwork does not qualify for free shipping. Shipping costs will be calculated automatically at checkout depending on your shipping address. Marketplace artworks can take longer to ship, for more information please visit our Delivery page.
Please note that your order may be subject to import duties and fees upon delivery, depending on your shipping destination.
If you're not entirely happy with your artwork, you can return it to us within 14 days and choose a replacement or receive a full refund. Please see our Terms & Conditions for more information.
Handpicked artworks from emerging and established artists, starting at £50
With worldwide shipping and framing
Try art at home, with 14 days to change your mind
Sign up to get 10% off your first order
exclusive access to new releases, news, and more
Becoming (Set of 2), 2009 by Ai WeiweiAi Weiwei Artist|Ai Weiwei available-to-buy frame-4:hidden import-artsnap Marketplace Photograph Price|£500-£1000 shipping-from: the US smart-tag-250-500 smart-tag-500-1000 smart-tag-all-products smart-tag-explore-artworks smart-tag-introduction-email add-to-cart 34739955302445 Default Title 500.00 //cdn.shopify.com/shopifycloud/shopify/assets/no-image-2048-5e88c1b20e087fb7bbe9a3771824e743c244f437e4f8ba93bbf7b11b53f7824c.gif https://artrepublic.com/products/ai-weiwei-becoming-set-of-2-2009-14?variant=34739955302445 InStock Default Title