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Ai Weiwei: <EM>Forever</EM>, 200364 Forever brand steel bicyclesThe Ella Fontanals-Cisneros CollectionReproduced with permissionPhotography courtesy of Chuck Choi.
Ai Weiwei: Forever, 2003
64 Forever brand steel bicycles
The Ella Fontanals-Cisneros Collection
Reproduced with permission
Photography courtesy of Chuck Choi.
Megacities Asia
BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, UNITED STATES  •  Museum of Fine Arts, Boston  •  3 April - 17 July 2016
 

Visitors walk under, through, along, around or inside large-scale sculptures and installations that examine issues of urbanization. Eleven artists offer 19 works created from accumulations of objects found in their home “megacities”—those with populations of 10 million or more—in China, India and South Korea, which have seen unprecedented development over the past 50 years.

Megacities Asia features artists Ai Weiwei (born 1957, Beijing), Choi Jeong Hwa (born 1961, Seoul), Subodh Gupta (born 1964, Delhi), Han Seok Hyun (born 1975, Seoul), Hu Xiangcheng (born 1959, Shanghai), Aaditi Joshi (born 1980, Mumbai), Song Dong (born 1966, Beijing), Hema Upadhyay (1972–2015, Mumbai), Asim Waqif (born 1978, Delhi), Yin Xiuzhen (born 1963, Beijing) and the collective flyingCity, led by Jeon Yongseok (born 1968, Seoul). Several of them are being exhibited in an American institution for the first time, and nearly half of the works were created specifically for Megacities Asia.

An accompanying exhibition map and guide lists locations of all the artworks.



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