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Posted On: 12 April 2017 02:26 pm
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:17 pm

Ai Weiwei at MIA

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A large public audience visited the Museum of Islamic Art on Tuesday evening to attend a public talk by leading contemporary Chinese artist Ai Weiwei.

Organised by Qatar Museums under the patronage of its Chairperson, Her Excellency Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, Ai Weiwei appeared alongside Swiss businessman, diplomat and art collector, Uli Sigg and art expert and curator Tom Eccles, Executive Director of the Center for Curatorial Studies and the Hessel Museum of Art at Bard College.

They engaged the audience on topics including the transformation of Ai Weiwei’s artistic production and the importance of collectors and museum donations.