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Ai Weiwei on Truth, Beauty and Futility
10 Jun 2014 // 9:00 PM
According to What?, a retrospective of Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei currently on display at the Brooklyn Museum of Art.
No One Is Untouchable: Not Federico Garcia Lorca, Not Ai Weiwei
21 Jul 2011 // 11:30 PM
Governments tend to take on their worst form, to devolve to their most horrific manifestation, when they kill artists. Artists look out into the horrors of the world, and inevitably, the horrors sometimes reach back.
Ai WeiWei's Blog: Writings, Interviews, and Digital Rants, 2006-2009
19 Aug 2011 // 4:00 AM
Ai WeiWei is a product of a communist, atheistic regime, yet he is spiritual and guided by a concern for people and their ‘dignity’ and struggle, and to this he returns time and again.
D.C. museums exhibiting work by Chinese artist-activist Ai Weiwei
14 May 2012 // 2:35 AM
WASHINGTON — If your concept of Chinese art is delicately painted screens and fragile porcelain cups, prepare for your world to be upended on a visit