14 April-25 May 2012. The Lisson Gallery displays the ceramic and porcellain sculptures by the controversial Chinese artist, Ai Weiwei. On display are some of his latest creations, which pay homage to China as well as to ceramics and porcelain. The exhibitory path includes some ceramic works from 2006, such as the series Watermelons and Oil Spill and the 2,3 meters high sculpture Pillar. Weiwei is one of the most quoted artists of the contemporary art scene and is known for being a provocative and polemical artist, who openly criticizes the Chinese government, which cost him jail. In 2012 Weiwei raised a great international success with the installation Sunflower Seeds, displayed at the Tate Modern museum of London.
Mon-Fri 09.30-13.00, 15.00-18.00.