Ai Weiwei Uses 100 Million Porcelain Sunflower Seeds for His Art

By: Michael Hines - Published: Oct 13, 2010 • References: aiweiwei & dezeen
Chinese artist Ai Weiwei latest art installation was 100 million pieces in the making. Ai Weiwei recently covered the floor of the Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall with over 100 million porcelain sunflower seeds.

Making the 100 million porcelain sunflower seeds took two years to complete. Visitors are invited to walk over the floor which at first appears to be covered with the fragile snack food. If you can’t make it to London to see it live then be sure to check out Ai Weiwei’s epic sunflower seed installation in the gallery above. Stats for Faux Snack Foods Trending: Older & Chilly
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