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Ai Weiwei's Show at the Brooklyn Museum and the Power of Self-Expression -- An Exclusive Video Interview

Maria Gabriela Brito | Posted 06.14.2014 | Arts
Maria Gabriela Brito

Although the audio and image are not the best because of technology and communication issues in China, I still think that Weiwei's voice is loud and clear: Nothing and nobody can stop him or his art.

China, Mo Yan and the Nobel: Truth and Consequences

Susan D. Blum | Posted 02.12.2013 | World
Susan D. Blum

Censorship in China is widely known and lamented. Chinese literature has a long history of what Emily Dickinson's poem alluded to: Tell all the Truth but tell it slant. It's possible that Mo Yan chooses "not to speak" about the political situation directly, but to tell it slant.

Ai Weiwei Punished...Again

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 10.11.2012 | Arts

Yesterday, Chinese artist and political dissident Ai Weiwei announced that authorities have revoked the business license for his design company in Bei...

Gazelle Emami

Ai Weiwei Vs. China's Power Artists

HuffingtonPost.com | Gazelle Emami | Posted 09.27.2014 | Arts

Photo by Mark Gong Of everything discussed in an 80-minute interview at Ai Weiwei’s studio on the outskirts of Beijing—including his 81-day...

The Artist as Dissident -- Ai WeiWei: Never Sorry

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 10.24.2012 | Arts
Marcia G. Yerman

Artist Ai Weiwei could have had a career and a life that was easy. Maybe. After viewing Alison Klayman's documentary, Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry, it is clear that the story of his family's personal history looms large as a psychological undertone of his evolution.

Cool Art in the Scorching Heat

Edward Goldman | Posted 10.16.2012 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Where to go to escape the heat? My suggestion for a very cool film is Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry, a documentary about Chinese artist/provocateur Ai Weiwei.