Pippy Houldsworth Gallery is delighted to present the fifth commission for The Box, by Ai Weiwei. The Box, specially designed by Simon Dance Design, is a project space consisting of a floating white cube set inside a black vertical opening. It is a unique architectural space through which the gallery facilitates new projects with important emerging and established artists.
Renowned conceptual artist, architect and activist, Ai Weiwei is one of the world's most prominent contemporary cultural figures. Recent solo exhibitions include Jeu de Paume, Paris; Victoria & Albert Museum, London; Somerset House, London; Pulitzer Fountain, Grand Army Plaza at Central Park, New York; Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur; Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz; The Unilever Series, Tate Modern, London; and Galerie Urs Meile, Beijing-Lucerne, Lucerne. His collaboration with Herzog & de Meuron for this year's Serpentine Pavilion will be unveiled in June.