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Forever Bicycles by Ai Weiwei

Via Bike Hugger:

Forever Bicycles is included in Ai Weiwei’s new exhibit in Taiwan. It’s an incredible, arching layer of a thousand bikes and reflects’s Ai’s perception of the rapid pace of China’s social change.

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  1. Ai Wei Wei’s Forever Bicycles Is Like Looking into a Two-Wheeled Infinity Mirror [Art] « Go Digital AppsNovember 14, 2011 at 12:04 pm

    [...] Forever Bicycles is a reflection of Ai Wei Wei’s perception of the rapid pace of China’s social change. The piece is part of a larger exhibit called Absent, which fittingly enough, Ai Wei Wei is not allow to attend. Earlier this year Ai Wei Wei was suddenly imprisoned by the Chinese government for 81 days. It just goes to show you that good art and totalitarian politics don’t mix. We hope he remains free and continues creating stunning works like this for many years to come. [Bike Hugger via Urban Velo] [...]

  2. Ai Wei Wei’s Forever Bicycles Is Like Looking Into An Infinity Mirror | Gizmodo AustraliaNovember 14, 2011 at 3:10 pm

    [...] Forever Bicycles is a reflection of Ai Wei Wei’s perception of the rapid pace of China’s social change. The piece is part of a larger exhibit called Absent, which fittingly enough, Ai Wei Wei is not allow to attend. Earlier this year Ai Wei Wei was suddenly imprisoned by the Chinese government for 81 days. It just goes to show you that good art and totalitarian politics don’t mix. We hope he remains free and continues creating stunning works like this for many years to come. [Bike Hugger via Urban Velo] [...]

  3. Ai WeiWei – Stacked | Urban VeloJanuary 14, 2013 at 8:01 am

    [...] has essentially shown this very piece before, expressing a perspective on mobility, mass production and consumerism, the only difference being [...]

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