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3 monthes ago   |   By Art With a Needle

One of Ai Weiwei's recurring themes is the destruction of China's history and traditional culture by the current regime and its replacement with shallow consumerism. He has depicted this by finding old things and somehow redoing them for art. His most infamous such act was to drop a 2000-year-old urn, documenting it in three photos - holding it out, in mid-fall, and smashing on the ground. (Critics have understandably given him a hard time over this endeavor.)
At the Blenheim Palace exhibit he wasn't so dramatic. Here's a table from the Qing dynasty with legs sliced down to sit...
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