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