Unusual Chinese art image 50 Cycling with Ai Weiwei

Ai Weiwei 'Forever Bicycles'

Ai Weiwei’s Forever Bicycles¬†¬†Installation at the Tapei Fine Arts Museum Picture by The Toronto Star via Tumblr Orientally Yours

Ai Weiwei’s dramatic installation is made up of 1,200 stainless steel bicycles from the historic Chinese brand Yong Jiu (‘forever’) which has produced bicycles in Shanghai since 1940. Weiwei appears to be reflecting upon the social and environmental changes in today’s China as the once ubiquitous pushbikes are replaced by cars.

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