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100 million handmade porcelain sunflower seeds filling the Tate Modern, by Ai Wei Wei.

Sunflower Seeds 2010 by Ai Weiwei

100 million handmade porcelain sunflower seeds filling the Tate Modern, by one of the most important artists of our time, Ai Wei Wei. (technically the individual seeds were made by these really nice highly skilled porcelain workers without enough work

Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has covered the floor of the Turbine Hall at Tate Modern in London with more than 100 million individually handmade replica sunflower seeds.

Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has covered the floor of the Turbine Hall at Tate Modern in London with more than 100 million individually handmade replica sunflower seeds.

Mark Wallinger (born 1959) is a British artist, best known for his sculpture for the empty fourth plinth in Trafalgar Square, Ecce Homo (1999), and State Britain (2007), a recreation at Tate Britain of Brian Haw's protest display outside parliament. He won the Turner Prize in 2007.[1] In October 2010, he and 100 other leading artists signed an open letter to the Culture Minister Jeremy Hunt protesting against cutbacks in the arts - he created a new work, "Reckless", for the protest.

Mark Wallinger: 10000000000000000 - rock art sculpture - pattern and texture - installation art

I don't know if this is photoshopped or what. I just don't know anymore and I find that to be a damn shame. If this photo is real, how awful for me to even suggest.............

Doris Salcedo, Installation at International Istanbul Biennial, Salcedo's idea was to create a "topography of war"--not tied to a specific historical event, but to war in general. wooden chairs piled high between two buildings in central Istanbul.

Amazing Art installation by Jacob Hashimoto . would be fun to try this on the side of a hallway.

This is what I meant when I said "ribes of the boat" as a drop ceiling idea. Amazing Art installation by Jacob Hashimoto . would be fun to try this on the side of a hallway.

The Mending Project, An Artist Sewing Under Many Hanging Scissors/ I would not want to step into a room like that

Imagine walking into a silent room where a woman is mending. Now imagine that she's sitting underneath pairs of sharp Chinese scissors that are suspended from the ceiling, precariously pointed downwards. The Mending Project/Beili Liu.

Snake Ceiling, 2009, Ai Weiwei, Beijing

Snake Ceiling, Ai Weiwei, Beijing Made of backpacks commemorating the more than school children that died when their ill-constructed schools collapsed in the May a massive earthquake in China’s Sichuan province.

Sunflower seeds by Ai Weiwei in the Tate Modern Turbine Hall, London

At first glance, these are usual sunflower seeds (21 photos)

Ai Weiwei "Sunflower Seeds" -- 100 million hand created/painted porcelain sunflower seeds filling the Tate modern

Louise Bourgeois's "Tate Modern". Check out 10 artists that changed the course of 20th century art at TheCultureTrip.com.

10 Artists Who Changed The Course Of 20th Century Art

In a period marked by rapid stylistic development and revolutionary new ideas, we list 10 artists who had the greatest impact on century art.

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