Ai Weiwei: Dropping the Urn

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This exhibition of internationally acclaimed artist Ai Weiwei features his iconoclastic use of Neolithic vessels, blue-and-white Qing and Yuan dynasty replicas, and a work that consists of one ton of “sunflower seeds” crafted from porcelain. Ai Weiwei: Dropping the Urn (Ceramic Works, 5000 BCE – 2010 CE) is the artist’s first solo museum exhibition in the United States makes its West Coast debut at Museum of Contemporary Craft.

Ai Weiwei: Dropping the Urn has been organized by Arcadia University Art Gallery and supported by the Pew Center for Arts & Heritage through the Philadelphia Exhibitions Initiative. Curated by Richard Torchia, Arcadia University Gallery Director, and Gregg Moore, Arcadia University Associate Professor of Art and Design.

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Wei Hsueh and Namita Gupta Wiggers