The Berlin exhibition is a visitor magnet and runs until 13th July / Tickets can be booked at visitBerlin.com

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150,000 Visitors - Ai Weiwei Exhibition extended

Berlin, 6th June 2014 The exhibition "Ai Weiwei - Evidence", at Berlin's Martin-Gropius-Bau exhibition centre, has attracted visitors since April. This week, the 150,000th visitor is expected. As a result, the Museum will be extending the world's largest solo exhibition by the Chinese artist by a week, meaning that the exhibition will be open until 13th July (daily 10 am to 8 pm). Tickets can be booked at visitBerlin.com or in the Berlin Tourist Information offices.

Ai Weiwei is regarded as the best-known contemporary Chinese artist. He created the majority of his work specifically for the Berlin Museum.

Other Berlin exhibition highlights in 2014

The exhibition "Die 8 der Wege: Kunst in Beijing" (Eight of the Ways: Art in Beijing) is also open until 13th July in the 'Uferhallen'. Other cultural highlights in 2014 include the exhibition of the sculptor Rembrandt Bugatti in the Old National Gallery until 27th July as well as the exhibition on the style icon David Bowie, open until 10th August in the Martin-Gropius-Bau. The open-air exhibition "Paradiesapfel" of Prussian Palaces and Gardens runs until 31st October. The New National Gallery recalls the cultural break-up of the 1960s with the Otto-Piene Exhibition, which starts on 18th July. Information on the exhibitions and tickets is available at visitBerlin.com, by phone at +49 (0)30-25 00 25 or in the Berlin Tourist Information offices.

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