Fairytale - 1001 Chairs
Artist: Ai Weiwei
Artwork: Fairytale - 1001 Chairs
Size: smallest element: 88.9 x 52 x 41.9; largest element: 120 x 45 x 56.8 cm
Medium: Qing dynasty wooden chairs [1644-1911], 23 elements
Creation year: 2007
Category: Sculptures And Ceramics
Artwork details : Set of 23
Provenance: Galerie Urs Meile, Beijing-Lucerne; Acquired from the previous by the present owner
Exhibition history: Exhibition Kassel, Documenta 12, Fairytale, 2007. Paris, Galerie Torri, A Few Things That I Know From Them, Braco Dimitrijevic, Hamish Fulton, Ai Weiwei, Zhao Zhao, 2013 (another example exhibited); Wakefield, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Ai Weiwei In The Chapel, 2014 (another example exhibited)

Christie's New York

Date: 2016-11-16
Lot Number: 485