Circle of Animals is the first public sculpture project by Chinese contemporary artist Ai Weiwei. In twelve bronze heads, Weiwei reinterprets traditional Chinese zodiacs. The works will begin a world tour on May 2, 2011 – starting in New York after a debut at the Sao Paulo biennale. The sculptures will go up at Grand Army Plaza in Central Park and remain on view through July 15, 2011. (via DB).

More images of Weiwei’s zodiac sculptures after the jump.

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