Paris Street Rainy Day, Oil on canvas, 1877
Boaters Rowing on the Yerres, Oil on canvas, 1879
Frida Friday: In 1946, Frida taught at the new experimental art school “La Esmeralda,” and despite her unconventional methods, she proved to be inspirational to her students.
Image Credit: Frida Kahlo, Guillermo Kahlo, 1926 ©Frida Kahlo Museum
Ai Weiwei is taking centre stage in the art would this summer with massive exhibitions in both Berlin and New York. Opening on Friday, May 23, the Chinese dissident artist’s work will also be featured at London’s renowned Lisson Gallery.
For this show, Ai Weiwei created a monumental new installation of bicycles as part of an ongoing series, ‘Forever’, as well as a number of hand-carved, domestic-scale copies – in various materials including wood, stainless steel and crystal – of some highly personal objects.
Ai Weiwei is on view from Friday, May 23 – July 12 at Lisson Gallery in London.