mark the Moon

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Moon, is an online public art experiment by artists Ai Weiwei and Olafur Eliasson.

A rotating digital orb simulating the Moon allows users to zoom in /out and leave their mark or check out ideas or sketches from other users.

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Does the above drawing ring a bell?  Check out a feature-length documentary by Danish director Andreas Johnsen, titled Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case, recently premiered at the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam, Netherlands. The film focuses on a legal tussle between the authorities and Fake, Ai Weiwei’s company, over an alleged $2.5 million tax evasion.

Or make your own planet here

Colored Vases / Ai Weiwei

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Ai Weiwei  creating the Colored Vases, part of the installation According to What? at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C., 2012.

Photo: Cathy Carver – via

previously: Studies of Perspective

Studies of Perspective / Ai Weiwei

From the photo series Study of Perspective, 1995-2003, by Chinese artist Ai Weiwei.

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