Ai Weiwei Ruptures


20 Mar 2015 to 15 Apr 2016


Faurschou Copenhagen

Store Strandstraede 21, 3. TH 1255 Copenhagen Denmark

Faurschou Foundation’s major exhibition in 2015 features the Chinese artist Ai Weiwei (1957). Over the past few years, as the title Ruptures indicates, Ai Weiwei’s life and artistic work have been marked a great deal by interruptions and upheavals, not least because of his forthright criticism of the Chinese regime, and the authorities’ subsequent detention of him for 81 days in 2011, followed by house arrest. This has made Ai Weiwei’s name known far beyond the art world.

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