sculpture Grapes spiky cluster of wooden stools Qing Dynasty Ai Weiwei repurposed furniture
sculpture Grapes spiky cluster of wooden stools Qing Dynasty Ai Weiwei repurposed furniture

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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Milky Way seen in Australia. Photograph: Bill Blair/Getty Images

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Sydney beach during golden hour flooded with beach goers and surfers

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Power Play

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