design miami 08: art projects ai weiwei and olaf breuning
 
design miami 08: art projects ai weiwei and olaf breuning design miami 08: art projects ai weiwei and olaf breuning
oct 29, 2008

design miami 08: art projects ai weiwei and olaf breuning

‘fairytale – 1001 chairs’, qing dynasty wooden chairs, by ai wewei 2007
image © galerieursmeile

this year’s design miami art projects section will feature nine installations by international artists.
displayed in lummus park, miami beach the artworks encourage participation by the general public.

artists works featured include ai weiwei, olaf breuning, COOPER, dora garcia, thomas houseago, tadashi kawamata, jiri kovanda, ana linnemann and thomas zipp.

chinese artist ai wewei will display an installation ‘bubble’ consisting of one hundred ceramic blue bubbles spread over an area of 600 square meters. his work incorporates chinese tradition and items taken from the modern culture.

‘template’, 1001 wooden doors and windows from destroyed ming and qing dynasty houses by ai wewei image © galerieursmeile

left: ‘the big challange’ right: ‘lighthead’ by olaf breuning, 2008 image © metro pictures gallery

swiss artist olaf breuning will display his ‘untitled’ sculpture a huge girl wearing a bikini. the sculpture is a take on the miami beach sand sculpture. he is known for using various mediums such as photography, films, sculptures and installations to create art influenced by popular culture.

‘smoke bombs’ by olaf breuning, 2008

more: http://www.artbaselmiamibeach.com http://www.aiweiwei.com http://www.olafbreuning.com

related:

ai weiwei at the venice architecture biennale 08

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