Ai Weiwei, “Outside Tompkins Square Park,” 1986.
Inkjet on Fantac Innova Ultra Smooth Gloss, Printed on 20 x 24-inch paper.
Courtesy of Three Shadows Photography Art Centre and Chambers Fine Art.
June 29–August 14, 2011
Asia Society Museum presents an exhibition of 227 photographs taken by Ai Weiwei, capturing the history, culture, and atmosphere of 1980s New York from his unique perspective. The exhibition marks the first time Ai Weiwei’s New York Photographs series is being shown outside of China, and is organized by Melissa Chiu, Asia Society Museum Director.
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