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Ai Weiwei : circle of animals. [Circle of animals/Zodiac heads]
AuthorAi Weiwei 艾未未
Delson, Susan
Demattè, Paola, 1962-
Musillo, Marco
Kleutghen, Kristina Renée
AW Asia (Organization)
Pub. LocationMunich ; New YorkPublisherPrestel
Date2011Phys. Desc.219 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
LocationAdmin. OfficeCall NumberNB1049.A4 A4 2011
Ai Weiwei : circle of animals / edited and with an introduction by Susan Delson.
"Published in association with AW Asia, New York, on the occasion of the traveling installation Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads"--T.p. verso.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [210]-214) and index.

Essays include: Circle of animals/Zodiac heads and the Twelve-Animal Cycle in China / Paola Demattè - - Ming-Qing arts and Jesuit visions: visual encounters and exchanges in 18th century Beijing / Marco Musillo - - Heads of State: looting, nationalism, and repatriation of Zodiac bronzes / Kristina Kleutghen.

Subject(s)Ai Weiwei 艾未未--Exhibitions
Jesuits--China--16th-18th centuries--Contributions in art and architecture
Ai Weiwei 艾未未--Criticism and interpretation
Ai Weiwei 艾未未--Interviews
Animals, Mythical--China
Animal sculpture--China--21st century--Exhibitions
Zodiac in art--History--18th century
Yuanmingyuan 圓明園 (Beijing 北京)--History
Sculpture, Chinese--21st century--Exhibitions
Art thefts--China--History--19th century
Rec. TypeBook (Collection catalog)LanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #15760
ISBN9783791346366 ; 3791346369LCCN2011933708OCLC742507054