COUNTRY AND TOWN HOUSE

COUNTRY AND TOWN HOUSE

Nov
13

November 2015 Arts Agenda by Caiti Grove Read pdf

SYDNEY MORNING HERALD

Nov
13

12 November 2015 Ai Weiwei creates jewellery line of ‘wearable sculptures’ by Dan Rule Read pdf

APOLLO

Nov
13

12 November 2015 Ai Weiwei Criticises UK Politicians Over Human Rights Read pdf

ANOTHER MAG

Nov
13

12 November 2015 AnOther Loves by Laura Allsop Read pdf

SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST

Nov
13

12 November 2015 Little jewels: Ai Weiwei remembers quake’s child victims in intimate scale by Enid Tsui Read pdf

DEZEEN

Nov
13

11 November 2015 Ai Weiwei’s first jewellery collection is cut from a rod of gold rebar by Emma Tucker Read pdf

FORBES LIFESTYLE

Nov
11

10 November 2015 Contemporary Artist Pedro Cabrita Reis Creates Jewelry Line for Elisabetta Cipriani by Grace Banks Read pdf

Elle Decor IT

Oct
26

26 October 2015 Gioielli come Opere d’ Arte. Le creazioni di Elisabetta Cipriani by Valentina Mariani Read pdf

AI WEIWEI REBAR IN GOLD

Oct
24

Elisabetta Cipriani is delighted to announce a unique exhibition with renowned Chinese artist Ai Weiwei. Cipriani works with internationally acclaimed contemporary artists to create one of a kind wearable sculptures made from precious materials. The exclusive collection by Ai Weiwei entitled Rebar in Gold will be on view at Elisabetta Cipriani Gallery in Mayfair from 12 November 2015 – 16 January 2016. Rebar in Gold takes root in Ai Weiwei’s investigation into the devastating 2008 Wenchuan earthquake in Sichuan Province, China, which killed approximately 70,000 people. Ai’s concern focused on the distressing number of children who perished due to the poor construction techniques used to build government schools. Upon visiting Wenchuan after the earthquake, Ai found a mass of contorted steel rebar, left behind from the fallen school buildings. Ai purchased 200 tonnes of the material from the scrapyards where they were sent after the sites were cleared, for use in a bold body of work dedicated to the catastrophe. For the exhibition at Elisabetta Cipriani, Ai Weiwei has chosen gold, a material traditionally reflecting eternity and wealth, a direct contradiction to the sudden, tragic destruction caused by the earthquake and as a consequence of substandard government building regulations. Rebar […]

BLOUIN ART INFO UK

Oct
16

16 October 2015 Author: Michelle Tay Read pdf