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Fairytale (1001 Chairs)

Ai Weiwei-Fairytale (1001 Chairs)-2007

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Artist:
Artwork:
Fairytale (1001 Chairs)
Size:
i: 94 x 58.4 x 45.7; ii: 104.1 x 57.2 x 46.4 cm
Medium :
Qing dynasty wooden chair in two parts
Creation Year:
2007
Marks
Titled 'Fairytale' in Chinese (on the underside of each chair)
Category :
Sculpture
Provenance :
Galerie Urs Meile, Beijing; Acquired from the previous by the present owner
Exhibition History :
Kassel, Documenta 12, Fairytale, June-September 2007, pp. 209 and 356 (installation view illustrated); New York, Carolina Nitsch Project Room, Ai Weiwei: Fairytale Chairs and New York Photographs, September-November 2012 (another example exhibited); Paris, Galerie Torri, A Few Things That I Know From Them, Braco Dimitrijevic, Hamish Fulton, Ai Weiwei, Zhao Zhao, October-December 2013 (another example exhibited); Wakefield, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Ai Weiwei: In The Chapel, May-November 2014, pp. 7, 9, 32-41 and 61 (another example exhibited and installation view illustrated).

Christie’s New York

Date:
2019-02-28
Lot Number :
267
Low Estimate :
$12,000
High Estimate :
$18,000
Hammer Price :
Not sold