Museum Moment: Ai Weiwei, Colored Vases

Jordia Benjamin, Mirken Senior Coordinator of Programs and Audience Engagement at the Colby Museum, offers some background and questions about the issues raised by Chinese artist Ai Weiwei’s Colored Vases series. (Excerpted from our May 9 Artful Movements session.)

Ai Weiwei, Colored Vases, 2006-2008. Neolithic Vases (5000-3000 BC) and industrial paint, dimensions variable. The Lunder Collection. Accession Number: 2017.004.