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is renowned for his finely rendered large-format portraits of Tibetan people. Inspiration and love for this motif date back to 1974 when Ai joined the army and sent to Sichuan. This is when he first saw Tibet, and from that point on everything changed. Ai travels to Tibet every time he creates a new piece of art. He doesnt take sketches or photographs, he simply soaks in the feeling and atmosphere of this magical place, only to return to the comfort of his home in Beijing and contemplate his trip. That is when the sketches are created.