Ai WeiWei’s current exhibit at the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) in Toronto is a powerful yet emotional, at times, commentary on society. Modern art that is relevant and one can easily relate to. The exhibit runs until Oct. 27, 2013 and is highly recommended.
The Snake Ceiling is made of backpacks to commemorate the more than 5,000 school children who were killed due to the collapse of the shoddily constructed schools in the May 2008 massive earthquake in China’s Sichuan province.
Moon Chest is comprised of seven chests made from quince trees. The circular openings align to show every phase of the moon.
Grapes – Consisting of 40 Qing Dynasty wooden stools
The Tea House – made of Pu-er tea leaves