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Ai Weiwei's Massive, 3,144 Bicycle Monument is Simply Stunning

Rodrigo Mejia

Residents in Toronto have Chinese artist Ai Weiwei to thank for a colossal, 3,144 bicycle-stacked monument eating up attention at this year's Scotiabank Nut Blanche, "the all-night contemporary art event that takes over city streets."

The installation, Forever Bicycles, is a remarkable feat of scope, spanning 100 feet in length and standing 30 feet high. "The sheer quantity of bikes and the diverse perceptions of viewing points create a colossal labyrinth-like, visually moving space."

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