Documentary Film and Talk: Ai Weiwei in Focus
February 27, 2016
Join us for a deep-dive into the work and life of artist, dissident, and political activist Ai Weiwei, with screenings of documentaries and a talk with Chinese contemporary art critic and scholar Jeff Kelley. First hear from Kelley and gain insight into Weiwei’s artistic practice and his political activism. Kelley’s talk will be followed by documentary screenings on Ai. After the screenings, Kelley will answer audience questions.
Further your understanding of this important artist by purchasing the exhibition catalogue Ai Weiwei: Circle of Animals in our Museum Store. Ticket holders for “Ai Weiwei in Focus” will receive 25% off the purchase price. Offer good on the day of the program only. Just show your ticket to the store clerk.
Register by clicking the REGISTER button above, visit the Museum Admission Desk, or call (916) 808-1182.
Image Caption: Ai Weiwei, Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads (detail), 2010. Bronze, dragon 134 x 66 x 77 in. Image courtesy of the artist. Photo credit: Tim Nighswander.