Lot #3143 Rare Limited Edition Ai Weiwei 3 Skateboard Deck Set
Estimate: $2000 – $3000
Rare Ai Weiwei set containing three skateboards. They feature his popular installations of sunflower seeds and ceramic crabs. Only 150 sets were made, each deck is hand numbered on the back. Each deck contains a slogan. The slogans are: “There Are No Outdoor Sports as Graceful as Throwing Stones at a Dictatorship in the World,” “Maybe Being Powerful Means to Be Fragile,” and “The World Is Not Changing If You Don’t Shoulder the Burden of Responsibility.”
Ai Weiwei, born 18 May 1957 in Beijing, is a Chinese contemporary artist, active in sculpture, installation, architecture, curating, photography, film, and social, political and cultural criticism.