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Kerynne Tejada Coms 101 Mehl Assignment 4 Outline I. Intro
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A. 2008 Olympics What do you all remember? Ai Weiwei – great communicator through artistic expression II. Body—Ai Weiwei A. Background (Life) Born: August 28, 1957 Parents also activists o Father denounced during Anti-Rightist Movement labour camp in Xinjiang Lived in Shihezi, then moved to Beijing (1975) 1978: enrolled in Beijing Film Academy; one of founders of art group “Stars” 1981-1993: lived in US (New York) created art pieces of readymade art o Parsons School of Design 1993: returned to China for ill father B. Exhibitions/Artistic Works Architecture, curating, photography, film Examples o Star Exhibit, National Exhibit, Beijing, China (1979) 1 o Seven Chinese Artists, Vorpal Gallery, USA (1986) 2 o The Star: Ten Years, Hanart Gallery, Hong Kong (1989) 3 a. Circle of Animal Heads May 4 th 2011 Pulitzer Fountain outside Plaza Hotel in NYC Also Somerset House in London (May-June) Copy ones in garden of Old Summer Palace ransacked by British and French troops during Second Opium War REPRESENTS issue of authenticity and selling of culture abroad 4 Imperialism affects 5 1 “Weiwei Ai”. Marquis Who’s Who Biographies, 1 st Edition . LexisNexis Academis. 25 April 2011. Accessed 15 May 2011. 2 “Weiwei Ai”. Marquis Who’s Who Biographies, 1 st Edition . LexisNexis Academis. 25 April 2011. Accessed 15 May 2011. 3 “Weiwei Ai”. Marquis Who’s Who Biographies, 1 st Edition . LexisNexis Academis. 25 April 2011. Accessed 15 May 2011. 4 Mclean-Ferris, Laura. “Missing man who’s still turning heads”.
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This note was uploaded on 12/05/2011 for the course COMS 101 taught by Professor Twisselman during the Spring '08 term at Cal Poly.

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