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Ai Weiwei Taxes

"We Are Not Going To Pay"

AP | Posted 11.27.2012 | Arts

BEIJING — Activist artist Ai Weiwei said he does not intend to pay $1.1 million demanded by Beijing tax officials after he lost a final appeal i...

Chinese Dissident: Legal System In A 'Dark State'

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 09.19.2012 | World

BEIJING — Activist artist Ai Weiwei believes a tax evasion case was meant to intimidate him, but losing his challenge to the $2.4 million fine F...

WATCH: Ai Weiwei Remarks On Chinese Failures On Art21

Posted 01.06.2012 | Arts

2011 was the year for Ai Weiwei. Named the most powerful person in the art world, Ai Weiwei has shook up the world with a voice that resonated beyond ...

Ai Weiwei's 'Social Sculpture'

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 01.17.2012 | Arts

BEIJING — Dissident artist Ai Weiwei's latest provocative piece was handed to him by the Chinese government: a $2.4 million tax bill that he say...

Ai Weiwei: 'I was a hostage half a year ago, now I paid the ransom'

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 01.17.2012 | Arts

BEIJING — Outspoken Chinese artist Ai Weiwei said Wednesday he feels like he has paid a ransom, after depositing $1.3 million into a government ...

Ai Weiwei Pays Up

AP/ The Huffington Post | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 01.15.2012 | Arts

BEIJING -- Outspoken Chinese artist Ai Weiwei said he deposited a $1.3 million guarantee into a government bank account Tuesday out of concern for his...