130 x 130 cm (51 1/5 x 51 1/5 in)
Courtesy of the artist
Ai Weiwei (b. 1957) is a Chinese contemporary artist and activist. Ai was one of four runners-up in Time's Person Of The Year 2011 award. Other awards included: Wall Street Journal Innovators Award: Art Innovator, Foreign Policy Top Global Thinkers of 2011 (Rank 180), The Bianca Jagger Human Rights Foundation Award for Courage, ArtReview Power 100 (Rank 10), Membership at the Academy of Arts (Berlin), The 2011 TIME 100, The Wallpaper 150, Honorary Academician at the Royal Academy of Arts (London), Skowhegan Medal for Multidisciplinary Art (New York), among others.