Artist, Ai Weiwei used traditional Chinese kite making technique to create amazing mythological sculpture. via dezeen
Artist Ai Weiwei has used traditional Chinese kite-making techniques to create mythological characters and creatures for windows, atriums and the gallery at Paris department store Le Bon Marché (+ slideshow).
Ai Weiwei for Le Bon Marche exhibition
The controversial Beijing-based artist titled the installation Er Xi, which translates as “child’s play”.
“This exhibition speaks to our inner child,” said Ai. “Introducing the fantastic within a retail space strikes the imagination of customers, visitors, passersby.”
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