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Ai Weiwei's Zodiac Sculptures Head To Auction For $3 Million

AP | Posted 02.09.2015 | Arts

LONDON (AP) — A group of golden animal heads by Chinese artist Ai Weiwei representing the signs of the zodiac is up for sale in London. "Circle of ...

Despite Ban From Leaving China, Ai Weiwei Stages Major Exhibition In Berlin

AP | GEIR MOULSON | Posted 04.02.2014 | Arts

BERLIN (AP) — A prison cell, a pair of jade handcuffs and an installation built with rubble from a demolished studio: Dissident artist Ai Weiwei is ...

Yes, This Is Actually A Sculpture

Posted 10.03.2013 | Arts

Rolls of fat, bulbous bald heads, clumsy nude figures. These are the images Chinese artist Mu Boyan chooses to depict. The sculptor molds impr...

Surreal, Overcrowded And Absolutely Gorgeous Photos Of China

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.09.2013 | Arts

Beijing-based artist Wang Qingsong has watched his homeland's epic transformation since the Cultural Revolution, observing China's boom in population,...

Here Is Ai Weiwei's New Metal Song

Posted 06.20.2013 | Arts

When art superstar Ai Weiwei said he was making a heavy metal album he was not kidding. The Chinese dissident artist has released not one, but two sin...

Chinese Artist Shows Off In Michigan

AP | Posted 05.28.2013 | Arts

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- The work of Chinese artist Zhang Huan is being featured through late August at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park. The W...

The Chinese Duchamp?

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 07.02.2013 | Arts

Wang Xingwei, a Chinese artist who counts Marcel Duchamp amongst his heroes, is headed for Beijing's Ullen Center for Contemporary Art for his very ow...

A Play About Ai Weiwei?

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 06.16.2013 | Arts

LONDON — Ai Weiwei appears to be standing in front of a London theater, which would be some trick, even for the provocative and unpredictable Ch...

Can You Spot The Artist?

Posted 01.11.2013 | Arts

Liu Bolin is the "Where's Waldo" of the art world. But instead of a red skull cap and sweater, the Chinese artist dons his own painted artworks -- rea...

A Peek Inside Yan Pei-Ming's Paris Studio

Posted 11.29.2012 | Arts

In the run-up to Art Basel Miami, sustainable living blog "Above" is toasting the innovative fair with a recap of artists that echo their environmenta...

Ai Weiwei Named Most Powerful Artist

AP | CHRISTOPHER BODEEN | Posted 12.13.2011 | Arts

BEIJING — Influential British magazine Art Review has named China's politically outspoken Ai Weiwei as its most powerful artist of 2011. The ho...

"49 Days": Zhang Huan at Blum and Poe

Posted 09.07.2011 | Arts

Zhang Huan's "49 Days," currently showing at Blum & Poe Los Angeles, presents a series of the renowned Chinese artist's new brick sculptures. Central ...

Wild and Crazy Guy: Li Wei Is the Jackie Chan of the Art World

AOL Weird News | Posted 06.21.2011 | Home

Self-portraits are old hat in the worlds of art and photography, but a photographer in Beijing, China, is taking the act of photographing himself to n...

Chen Wenling's Bernie Madoff Art: Wall Street Villain Pinned To Wall By Bull

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The latest Bernie Madoff-inspired art was displayed at a Beijing art gallery on Sunday. "What You see Might Not Be Real," by Chen Wenling depicts the...