Ai Weiwei

29 Feb 2020 – 30 Jan 2022
QAG | Watermall | Free

Composed of 270 000 crystal pieces, Boomerang is an imposing example of internationally renowned Chinese-born artist Ai Weiwei’s strategy of working playfully across cultural contexts. Shaped after the iconic Aboriginal throwing tool, this oversized, intensely lit, waterfall-style chandelier fills the soaring space above the water in the Queensland Art Gallery Watermall as if it were in a hotel’s grand foyer.

Read about Boomerang on the QAGOMA Blog

Ai Weiwei, China b.1957 / Boomerang 2006

Ai Weiwei, China b.1957 / Boomerang 2006 / Glass lustres, plated steel, electric cables, incandescent lamps / 700 x 860 x 290cm / Gift of the artist through the Queensland Art Gallery Foundation 2007 / Collection: Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art / © Ai Weiwei.