By Ai Weiwei
Born in Beijing in 1957, Ai Weiwei is among the such a lot influential artists at paintings this day and has exhibited broadly in Asia, Europe and North the USA. he's the 1st artist dwelling and dealing within the Asia-Pacific zone to be commissioned as a part of the Unilever sequence to create an paintings for the monstrous Turbine corridor at Tate sleek. Ai Weiwei has acknowledged Liberty is ready the perfect to question every thing. His works in quite a lot of media are characterised by way of social and political engagement and a continuously enquiring brain. no matter if as an artist, curator, critic, dressmaker or architect, he has performed a key half in modern chinese language artwork and tradition of the earlier twenty years, no longer least via his collaboration with architects Herzog & de Meuron in designing the 'Bird's Nest' stadium for the 2008 Beijing Olympics. released to accompany Ai Weiwei's first significant large-scale fee in Britain, this ebook will supply vital insights into the inventive tactics of 1 of the main intriguing and dynamic modern artists.
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9 (Athens); b. Poenaru Bordea 223, no. 3 (Bucharest); c. Svoronos 218, no. 1312a (Berlin); no. 1313a (Berlin); coins described at a and c wrongly attributed to Ptolemy V. 11 a. Svoronos 238, no. 1441a, pi. xlix, no. 15 (Vienna), wrongly attributed to Ptolemy VI; b-c. unpublished (New York; American Numismatic Society). 12 a. Svoronos 220, no. 1339a, pi. xlv, no. 15 (London); b. Svoronos 220, no. 1340a, pi. xlv, no. 16 (London). 13 a. Svoronos 220, no. 1348a, pi. xlv, no. 23 (Athens); b. Svoronos 219 no.
This kind of balance can be seen throughout the issue. Unit. , no. 19). , no. 3). The reverse of both series is the sella curulis. The types are plainly parallel. g. , ccxv, takes it to be a portrait of Antony in the guise either of Dionysus with thyrsus, or of the beardless Zeus Velchanos with sceptre. g. Apollo, who are not normally depicted with this symbol of power (see H. G. Liddell, R. Scott, H. S. v. 2). But which Zeus? 4 Nor does he appear to have been widely worshipped in Crete, or to have represented Crete in any general manner.
Waggoner, Archaic Greek coinage. The Asyut hoard, London 1975, 122; C. M. Kraay, 'The Asyut hoard: some comments on chronology', NC1 xvn 1977, 189-198 at 197. This view may not be subscribed to by H. A. Cahn, 'Asiut. Kritische Bemerkungen zu einer Schatzfundpublikation', Schweizer Numismatische Rundschau LVI 1977, 279-287 at 281-286. 22 S. Bolin, State and currency in the Roman Empire to 300 AD, Stockholm 1958, 38-40. For an important discussion of early silver and electrum coinage from the metallurgical point of view see J.