ai weiwei and eric so collaborate to make toy sculptures
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jan 29, 2013
ai weiwei and eric so collaborate to make toy sculptures


‘aibudao’ by ai weiwei and eric so
image courtesy jasmine fine art

 

 

chinese activist and artist ai weiwei teamed up with hong kong-based toy designer eric so to create a series of sculptures titled ‘aibudao’ –
meaning ‘unlovable’ in chinese. the rounded figures of the renowned artist refer to his nude studio portrait series,
characterized by bright earthy colours and amplified caricature-like features. all presented at singapore museum of art and design’s (MAD)
booth at art stage singapore 2013.

 

quote given to eric so from ai weiwei in honor of the work:

 

people will never waver from their faith in the concept of freedom & democracy. similarity, the evolutionary force of life will never diminish.’

 

 


the sculptures are titled ‘aibudao’ – meaning ‘unlovable’ in chinese
image courtesy jasmine fine art

 

 


the pieces were characterized by bright earthy colours and amplified, caricature-like features
image courtesy jasmine fine art

 

 


the pieces were characterized by bright earthy colours and amplified, caricature-like features
image courtesy jasmine fine art

 

 


the pieces were characterized by bright earthy colours and amplified, caricature-like features
image courtesy jasmine fine art

 

 


the pieces were characterized by bright earthy colours and amplified, caricature-like features
image courtesy jasmine fine art

 

 

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