Artist Ai Weiwei creates Lego portraits of missing Mexican students who were abducted and apparently murdered

//Artist Ai Weiwei creates Lego portraits of missing Mexican students who were abducted and apparently murdered

Artist Ai Weiwei creates Lego portraits of missing Mexican students who were abducted and apparently murdered

Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has unveiled a series of portraits made with around one million Lego blocks, depicting 43 Mexican students who were abducted and apparently massacred in 2014.The dissident artist, who was detained by China’s communist government in 2011, says he made the piece as a commentary on the students’ case, an unsolved crime that triggered an international outcry and continues to haunt Mexico.“Forget about being an artist, I am a human being, just like you, and if you hear…

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By | 2019-04-13T15:00:06+00:00 April 13th, 2019|Entertainment|Comments Off on Artist Ai Weiwei creates Lego portraits of missing Mexican students who were abducted and apparently murdered