See Ai Weiwei on the front of the Newseum tonight and Saturday

January 18, 2013

Ai Weiwei already has a show at the Hirshhorn, but tonight and Saturday night, he'll be taking over another D.C. museum. You can see the Chinese dissident artist's “Dropping a Han Dynasty Urn” and quotations about freedom on the Newseum's 74-feet-tall First Amendment tablet on the building's facade. Washington Post photographer Melina Mara captured some gorgeous images of the projections last night, and you can also see video from the Newseum below.


Melina Mara for The Washington Post

Melina Mara for The Washington Post

Melina Mara for The Washington Post

 

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