Tuesday, June 10 2014
Truths and beauties grapple throughout According to What?, a retrospective of Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei currently on display at the Brooklyn Museum of Art.
Friday, July 22 2011
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.
Friday, August 19 2011
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.
Monday, May 14 2012
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