Wooden Memory

Grapes, a spiky cluster of wooden stools from the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), is part of Ai Weiwei's repurposed furniture series, meant to prioritize an item's design over its functionality.

POTD 20190715 | Sculpture by Ai Weiwei


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Everything Has Beauty

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Tragedy

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Bloody Tears

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Tension

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History

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