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Somerset House exhibits Ai Weiwei’s ‘Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads’

Posted at 4:15 pm, May 12, 2011 in Arts & Entertainment

Ai Weiwei, Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads, Boar - Installation shot from the 29th Sao Paulo Biennale, Brazil 2010. Photo credit: Ding Musa, Courtesy AW Asia © the artistAi WeiWei’s 10ft tall 12 bronze animal heads have been unveiled today (before: below, after: above) in Somerset House courtyard. The sculptures, based on traditional Chinese zodiac symbols, will be on display until 26 June and are there for all to see. The exhibition was planned before Ai Weiwei ‘s disturbing arrest by the Chinese authorities on April 3.

For info, see Ai Weiwei: Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads listing or read our interview with Ai Weiwei.

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