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Ai WeiweiAi Weiwei returns to the Lisson Gallery for his third exhibition this May, for which he has created a new installation of bicycles for his ongoing series 'Forever'. The exhibition will also feature domestic-scale copies of objects personal to the artist, made from a variety of materials ranging from wood to crystal. Among these will be his father's armchair, various handmade facsimiles of coat hangers and handcuffs, and wooden handles taken from Beijing taxis. Some of the sculptures also make reference to Weiwei's 81 days in detention in 2011.

 

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Ai Weiwei  Forever, 2013 Courtesy of Ai Weiwei and the Lisson Gallery  

Ai Weiwei - Forever, 2013 Courtesy of Ai Weiwei and the Lisson Gallery

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Hilton London Metropole Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £69  24% off
225 Edgware Road, W2 | 3 minutes from Ai Weiwei
The Hilton London Metropole is a large modern hotel on Edgware Road, nearby to Madame Tussauds, London Zoo, Hyde Park and Paddington Station, making it easily ... More
 
 
 
Landmark London Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £165  36% off
222 Marylebone Road, NW1 | 4 minutes from Ai Weiwei
The Landmark London certainly lives up to its name, occupying an imposing Victorian building on Marylebone Road originally known as The Great Central Hotel. This landmark ... More
 
 
 
Dorset Square Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £205  38% off
39-40 Dorset Square, NW1 | 7 minutes from Ai Weiwei
Dating back to 1787, this small and luxurious hotel is idyllically located alongside beautiful tree lined gardens near Regent's Park. The rooms are decorated in an ... More
 
 
 
 
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London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 15th July to 25th August 2016 - Various Times
Lisson Gallery, 52-54 Bell Street, NW1 | Same location as Ai Weiwei
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Alfie's Antique Market, 13-25 Church Street, NW8 | 4 minutes from Ai Weiwei
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London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 20th June, 18th July and 12th September 2016 - 7pm-10.30pm
Cockpit Theatre, Gateforth Street, NW8 | 5 minutes from Ai Weiwei
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Gateforth Street, Marylebone, London NW8 | 5 minutes from Ai Weiwei
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The Spiro Ark
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
25-26 Enford Street, Marylebone, London W1H | 5 minutes from Ai Weiwei
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North Westminster Community School North Wharf Road, Paddington, London W2 | 6 minutes from Ai Weiwei
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London > Attractions > Art Galleries
52-54 Bell Street, Marylebone, London NW1 | Same location as Ai Weiwei
Lisson Gallery has been at the forefront of developments in contemporary art since 1967 and has maintained its position as an independent force in the international ... More
 
 
 
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Mark Jason Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
1 Bell Street, Marylebone, London NW1 | 1 minute from Ai Weiwei
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London > Attractions > Art Galleries
1 Edgware Road Subway, Bayswater, London W2 | 2 minutes from Ai Weiwei
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Archive Books & Music
London > Shopping > Books
83 Bell Street, Marylebone, London NW1 | 1 minute from Ai Weiwei
Specialises in second-hand books also carries classical, jazz and popular music scores.... More
 
 
 
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Alfies Antiques Market, 13-25 Church Street, Marylebone, London NW8 | 4 minutes from Ai Weiwei
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London > Shopping > Markets
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49 Lisson Grove, Marylebone, London NW1 | 3 minutes from Ai Weiwei
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41-43 Lisson Grove, NW1 | 3 minutes from Ai Weiwei
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London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
22 Harcourt Street, Marylebone, London W1H | 3 minutes from Ai Weiwei
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London > Education > Arts and Drama
Rossmore Road, Marylebone, London NW1 | 5 minutes from Ai Weiwei
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City of Westminster College , Paddington Green, Maida Vale, London W2 | 6 minutes from Ai Weiwei
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25 Paddington Green, Maida Vale, London W2 | 6 minutes from Ai Weiwei
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