Ai Weiwei @ LACMA

Ai Weiwei’s zodiac installation has arrived at LACMA after its initial showing in New York. According to the LAT article, we’re going to get the rare opportunity to see this artist/activist’s work up close and personal as his “Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads” will be at LACMA through February 2012. The installation “features 12 large-scale animal heads from the Chinese zodiac modeled after those at the Yuanming Yuan, an 18th century palace outside Beijing. (The original work was pillaged by Western military forces in the 19th century, and parts of it are still missing today.)”

The cast bronze sculptures will be arranged in a circular formation out on the plaza level of the museum’s main courtyard and will be open to the public to see free of charge.

 

.

 

.

 

Advertisements
Tags: , ,

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: