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Art & Jewelry from The Chara Schreyer Collection

Sun, Nov 19, 2023 02:00PM EST
Lot 31

Ai Weiwei (World Citizen b. 1957) Sunflower Seeds 2020

Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000

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Ai Weiwei (World Citizen b. 1957) Sunflower Seeds 2020

Woodcut on a medical mask
3.7 x 6.7 in
Displayed on a clear acrylic stand.
8 in. h. 10in. l.
Ai Weiwei, artist and activist has printed an initial batch of 10,000 face masks to be sold for charity through eBay.
 All the takings will go to coronavirus humanitarian efforts led by Human Rights Watch, Refugees International and Médecins Sans Frontières.

Provenance: This mask was commissioned by the Hirshorn as a  thank you to supporters.


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