01/06/2012 12:58 pm ET Updated Jan 06, 2012

Dissident Artist Ai Weiwei Calls Out China On Art21 (VIDEO)

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 all barriers. His fans are so passionate they pitched in to pay his taxes and tweeted naked photos in his support. Now hear from the artist himself on season 6 of Art 21. The theme of the season is 'Change,' and we could think of no better person to speak on the subject.

This season will also feature Marina Abramović, David Altmejd, El Anatsui, Assume Vivid Astro Focus, Lynda Benglis, Rackstraw Downes, Glenn Ligon, Robert Mangold, Catherine Opie, Mary Reid Kelley, Sarah Sze and Tabaimo. We can't wait to see what these artists will say on camera in the weeks to come.