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Ai WeiweiAi Weiwei returns to the Lisson Gallery for his third exhibition this May, for which he has created a new installation of bicycles for his ongoing series 'Forever'. The exhibition will also feature domestic-scale copies of objects personal to the artist, made from a variety of materials ranging from wood to crystal. Among these will be his father's armchair, various handmade facsimiles of coat hangers and handcuffs, and wooden handles taken from Beijing taxis. Some of the sculptures also make reference to Weiwei's 81 days in detention in 2011.

 

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Ai Weiwei  Forever, 2013 Courtesy of Ai Weiwei and the Lisson Gallery  

Ai Weiwei - Forever, 2013 Courtesy of Ai Weiwei and the Lisson Gallery

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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £66  39% off
225 Edgware Road, W2 | 3 minutes from Ai Weiwei
The Hilton London Metropole is a large modern hotel on Edgware Road, nearby to Madame Tussauds, London Zoo, Hyde Park and Paddington Station, making it easily ... More
 
 
 
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222 Marylebone Road, NW1 | 4 minutes from Ai Weiwei
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John Latham: Spray PaintingsJohn Latham: Spray PaintingsA decade after his death, the visionary Conceptual artist John Latham (1921-2006) remains a vital force and influence. Coinciding with a trio of museum exhibitions that reveal his exceptional legacy, Lisson Gallery presents its seventh solo show of Latham's work, focusing on an aspect of his practice that revolutionised the artist's outlook: the sp2016-05-03T10:00:00+01002016-05-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Lisson Gallery, 52-54  Bell Street      NW1 5DA
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Free EventNow On
John Latham: Spray Paintings
Spencer FinchSpencer FinchLight boxes, watercolour paintings, pastels and an installation by the American artist, exploring the edge of perception and the limits of objectivity.2016-05-03T10:00:00+01002016-05-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Lisson Gallery, 52-54  Bell Street      NW1 5DA
Category: event
Free EventNow On
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Stanley Whitney: Radical TimesStanley Whitney: Radical TimesIn his first London exhibition the acclaimed creator demonstrates his response to global events, literature and music through oil paintings and gouache on paper works.2016-05-20T10:00:00+01002016-06-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Lisson Gallery, 52-54  Bell Street      NW1 5DA
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Cory Arcangel: CurrentmoodCory Arcangel: Currentmood2016-05-20T10:00:00+01002016-07-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Lisson Gallery, 52-54  Bell Street      NW1 5DA
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