|Ai Weiwei, 2012. Photo by Gao|
Ai Weiwei: According to What? closes this Sunday, August 10 at the Brooklyn Museum. The first North American survey of the work of the provocative Chinese conceptual artist, sculptor, photographer, filmmaker, and activist, The Brooklyn Museum’s presentation is the final location of the exhibition’s tour.
The Brooklyn presentation includes several major works not seen in previous venues and marks the first large-scale museum exhibition of Ai’s work in New York.
Ai Weiwei: According to What? is organized by the Mori Art Museum, Tokyo. It is curated by Mami Kataoka, Mori Art Museum Chief Curator, and the Brooklyn presentation is organized by Sharon Matt Atkins, Managing Curator of Exhibitions, Brooklyn Museum.
This exhibition in Brooklyn has been made possible by Lisson Gallery, Mary Boone Gallery, the Andrew J. and Christine C. Hall Foundation, the May and Samuel Rudin Family Foundation, Galerie Urs Meile, and the Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Exhibition Fund. Additional support is provided by the American Chai Trust for education and public programs.