UK's Tate buys 8 million Ai Weiwei sunflower seeds

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UK's Tate buys 8 million Ai Weiwei sunflower seeds

FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 11, 2010 file photo Chinese artist Ai Weiwei poses with some seeds from his art installation 'Sunflower Seeds' in London. Britain's Tate gallery says Monday March 5, 2012, it has bought a work by Chinese artist Ai Weiwei made up of 8 million ceramic sunflower seeds. The Tate said that "Sunflower Seeds 2010" consists of 10 cubic meters (13 cubic yards) of seeds, hand-crafted by Chinese artisans. The gallery did not disclose the price. (AP Photo/Lennart Preiss, file)

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