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Past Event In Discussion: Ai Weiwei in Contemporary China

In this installation shot from the exhibition Andy Warhol | Ai Weiwei, two oversized bowls filled with pearls sit on a white pedestal, with portraits by Andy Warhol visible in the background.

Ai Weiwei, Bowls of Pearls, 2006, private collection, © Ai Weiwei, Andy Warhol | Ai Weiwei installation, 2016, The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh

Join us for a panel discussion about Ai Weiwei in the broader context of contemporary art and politics in China. Panelists include Cindy Lisica, art historian and gallery director; Taliesin Thomas, director of contemporary Chinese art organization AW Asia; and John Wagner Givens, Asian Studies Center associate and adjunct professor at the University of Pittsburgh. The panel is moderated by Jessica Beck, The Warhol’s associate curator of art. This program is presented in conjunction with Andy Warhol | Ai Weiwei, on view through August 28, 2016.

The event is co-sponsored with the Asian Studies Center at the University of Pittsburgh.

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