Study of Perspective - The White House, 2017

Design And Decorative Arts

Set of 3 skateboard decks

31.00 x 8.00 in

78.7 x 20.3 cm

Edition of 666

Printed signature on deck

PRICE: $666

    About The Work

    Study of Perspective: The White House is an iconic example of a larger body of work by Ai Weiwei that melds art and activism, and is an overt critical response to the current political climate in the United States.

    Study of Perspective, a series of images shot between 1995 and 2003, shows the artist flipping the finger against different buildings across the globe, either landmarks or symbols of authority. The gesture, captured using a snapshot aesthetic, confronts its viewer with a universal and concise statement of Ai Weiwei’s political opposition. 

    Through these works, The Skateroom and Ai Weiwei will be able to support a number of NGOs. Following his trip to Gaza, Ai Weiwei has selected B’Tselem, an organisation which promotes respect for human rights in Israel and the Occupied Territories through a variety of means. Alongside this, proceeds will also go to Halklarin köprüsü (Bridging Peoples) a non-profit charity and solidarity association based in Turkey. Bridging Peoples purpose is to assist in fighting the struggle against all sorts of ‘otherism’, hate speech, discrimination, racism, nationalism, sexism and denominationalism. 

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