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Ai Weiwei Released

Ai Weiwei Vows to Continue His Stand

The Guardian | 51min Ago | Posted 08.21.2012 | Arts

A year ago tomorrow, I was released from more than two months of secret detention. Police told me today that they have lifted my bail conditions. I am...

New York Debut For Ai Weiwei's 'Sunflower Seeds'

Posted 01.03.2012 | New York

Ai Weiwei's "Sunflower Seeds" is set for its New York debut Saturday at the Mary Boone Gallery. The installation originally premiered at The Tate in L...

Beijing Is 'A Constant Nightmare', Ai Weiwei Writes

nytimes.com | ROBERT MACKEY | Posted 10.29.2011 | Arts

In an angry, despairing essay for Newsweek, Ai Weiwei, a prominent Chinese artist and dissident who was released from detention two months ago, descri...

2011's Top 10 Moments In Art, So Far

The Huffington Post | Analise Roland | Posted 09.17.2011 | Home

Since we've made it halfway through 2011, we thought we'd take a look back at the art moments that have defined this year so far. From the defacing of...

Ai Weiwei's Sister Gives Details of His Confinement

The Washington Post | Keith B. Richburg | Posted 09.13.2011 | Arts

SHANGHAI – Ai Weiwei, the dissident artist who was released last month after 81 days in a Beijing jail on tax evasion charges, spent his days of con...

Ai Weiwei Appeals Taxes, Fines

AP | By ALEXA OLESEN | Posted 08.29.2011 | Arts

BEIJING -- Outspoken Chinese artist Ai Weiwei's design firm on Wednesday challenged the $1.85 million tax bill delivered by authorities shortly after ...

Ai Weiwei Owes Millions, Says Friend

AP | By GILLIAN WONG | Posted 08.28.2011 | World

BEIJING -- Beijing tax authorities are seeking nearly $2 million in back taxes and fines from outspoken Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, who was released las...

Ai Weiwei's Release 'Has Little To Do With Chinese Law'

AP | ALEXA OLESEN | Posted 08.23.2011 | World

BEIJING — Outspoken artist and government critic Ai Weiwei talked about giving himself a haircut Thursday but said little else in his first day ...

WATCH: Ai Weiwei Released From Prison

Posted 08.22.2011 | Arts

After being imprisoned for three months in a Chinese prison, artist-activist Ai Weiwei has been released on bail. Originally detained while try...

Chinese Artist Ai Weiwei Reportedly Released

AP | CHRISTOPHER BODEEN | Posted 08.22.2011 | World

BEIJING — Artist Ai Weiwei, the most high-profile target of a sweeping crackdown on activists in China, has returned home after nearly three mon...