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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 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...

Conversations With Emeli Sandé and Tanita Tikaram, Plus Beth Hart's Video Exclusive "Over You"

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.10.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Work By China's Ai Weiwei Coming To Smithsonian

AP | Posted 01.10.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Sculptures by an outspoken Chinese artist are going on display at Smithsonian museums in Washington. Chinese artist Ai Weiwei (EYE' WAY...

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 ...

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...

Big Development In Ai Weiwei's Appeal

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 01.14.2012 | Arts

BEIJING — Dissident artist Ai Weiwei said Tuesday that Chinese authorities have threatened to turn his company's tax case over to police if he d...

Chinese Citizens Band Together To Pay Ai Weiwei's Taxes

Posted 01.04.2012 | Arts

Not since Spartacus has there been such a widespread act of generosity for an activist and leader. On November 1, the Chinese government declared that...

Why Does Ai Weiwei Owe China $2.4 Million?

nytimes.com | ANDREW JACOBS | Posted 01.01.2012 | Arts

BEIJING -- Ai Weiwei, the dissident artist whose secret detention earlier this year stirred an international outcry, has been given two weeks to pay $...

Ai Weiwei Named Most Powerful Artist... To China's Dismay

Posted 12.13.2011 | Arts

Every year ArtReview publishes a list of the 100 most powerful names in art, in their words, the most successful of the "dancers who’ve spent the pa...

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...

PHOTOS: Ai Weiwei Back With New Exhibition

Posted 11.26.2011 | Arts

In his new exhibition at the Victoria & Albert Museum, notorious trickster-activist Ai Weiwei playfully approaches serious subject matter. The sho...

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...

Ai Weiwei Is Not a Criminal

Alison Klayman | Posted 06.04.2011 | World
Alison Klayman

Over the last two years I had an exceptional degree of access to Weiwei's life. His ability to voice his opinions for the past several years was a sign of hope for China, making his detainment now all the more disconcerting.