Monday, October 11, 2010

this is wonderful

Hey, what are those things that guy is walking through - oh, just 100 million hand made/painted/fired ceramic sunflower seeds!


The newest Tate Modern Turbine hall installation is by the artist Ai Weiwei, and it is pretty incredible. Weiwei employed 1,600 workers from the traditional porcelain producing city of Jingdezhen who historically made porcelain wares for the Imperial court of China. More from the Guardian here, here and here.

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