Originally posted on stoneobject:
Where: At Lisson Gallery, Milan, Italy
When: until may 25th, 2012
Chinese conceptual artist, architect, activist, antiques collector, and designer ai weiwei‘s first solo exhibition in italy has opened at lisson gallery in milan. Each work has been developed by the artist in either ceramic or marble, calling upon the traditional techniques typical to either medium.
marble plate’ by ai weiwei, 2010
Ai weiwei’s newer work, ‘marble plate’ is representative of the artist’s highly versatile work outside ceramics of which he has carved the natural stone with an intricate pattern.
detailed perspective of ‘marble plate’
Ai weiwei, installation view