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Ai Wei Wei

Can We Stop America's Surveillance State?

Danny Schechter | Posted 07.16.2014 | Politics
Danny Schechter

With the publication of Glenn Greenwald's new book on Edward Snowden and the NSA, the state surveillance issue is back in full force -- as if it ever went away.

Stories Most Feared by Chinese officials Will Still Be Told

PEN American Center | Posted 02.18.2014 | Media
PEN American Center

An individual leaking a damning video or corporate filing needn't be a brilliant political strategist, visionary writer or charismatic operative. They don't need to conceive a motivational manifesto. All they need to do is make a printout, download a file, send an email or post a link.

Back Fom the Biennale, Venice 2013

Erica Firpo | Posted 08.18.2013 | Travel
Erica Firpo

Venice. Floating city, contemporary art contradiction. The Venice Biennale is a six-month celebration of contemporary art, and in part a celebration of the ancient archipelago that refuses to be defined.

Gazelle Emami

Ai Weiwei Vs. China's Power Artists

HuffingtonPost.com | Gazelle Emami | Posted 10.08.2012 | Arts

Of everything discussed in an 80-minute interview at Ai Weiwei’s studio on the outskirts of Beijing—including his 81-day detention in April la...

Ai Wei Wei: Never Sorry -- a Documentary at the Intersection of Art and Politics

Michael Rose | Posted 09.26.2012 | Home
Michael Rose

America's century ended without offering us a lease renewal and now the only bet one can safely make about who's next is, will it be China or India who claims the 21st as their century?

Arts Events Planned During London Olympics

AP | DANICA KIRKA | Posted 06.26.2012 | Arts

LONDON — A festival of fire at Stonehenge. Acrobatic displays in cathedral naves. String quartets in helicopters. London Olympic organizers out...

PHOTOS: The Year In Art

Posted 12.31.2011 | Arts

2011 was the year of the rebel and the art world was not immune from the larger cultural conflicts. The sentiment of civil unrest swept the world and ...

Is Facebook Never Sorry?

Alison Klayman | Posted 01.22.2012 | Home
Alison Klayman

2011-11-22-aiweiwei.jpgI posted Ai Weiwei's images on Facebook. I was sent a warning, so I censored the photos using Facebook logos. Tuesday morning my account was disabled without notice or further details.

Ai Weiwei's Supporters Tweet Naked Photos (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 11.21.2011 | Home

Nudity is not pornography -- that's the message supporters of Chinese artist Ai Weiwei have taken to heart following news that police have started an ...

Where Is Ai Weiwei?

Posted 12.29.2011 | Home

The Associated Press TAIPEI, Taiwan — Outspoken Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, currently confined to Beijing, is opening an art exhibit in Taiwan that...

LAST CALL: 5 Must See Art Events Ending Soon | From Damien Hirst's Skulls To Children's Books

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

It's the time of year when we all begin to lose our minds with thoughts of stuffing our faces, buying presents and having visions of sugarplum fairies...