Ai Weiwei


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Ai Weiwei

(aɪ ˈweɪweɪ)
n
(Biography) born 1957, Chinese multimedia artist and political activist. His works include Sunflower Seeds (2010), in which the floor of Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall was covered with millions of tiny porcelain replicas of sunflower seeds
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