Thursday 14 July 2016

Ai Weiwei at the Upper Belvedere
Zodiac Heads and Life Wests

Circle of Animals / Zodiac Heads
One of artist Ai Weiwei's twelve giant bronze Zodiac Heads installed
around the reflecting pool of the Upper Belvedere Palace,

“F-Lotus” by Ai Weiwei
A thousand life wests floating on the water,
a work created in response to the refugee crisis

Cascading Fountains
Garden terraces linking the
Upper and the Lower Belvedere Palaces

Photographed 14 July 2016
Images and Text © by Merisi

-> Ai Weiwei’s "Zodiac Heads" at the Belvedere: The installation is a prelude to the exhibition - 14 July through 20 November 2016)
-> Video of setting up Ai Weiwei's "F Lotus" at the Belvedere
-> #aiww21 - AI WEIWEI
translocation – transformation at 21er Haus, Vienna

-> Sky Watch Friday


  1. Hello, beautiful scenes from Vienna. The floating life vests are a great symbol for the refugee crisis. Happy Thursday, enjoy your day and weekend ahead!

  2. A wonderful setting for art installations!

  3. How strange that head is.

  4. The art is wonderful. That head is definitely different, I like it!


Thank you for taking the time to leave a note.