CULTURE & ARTS
01/28/2016 04:33 am ET

Ai Weiwei Quits Denmark Over Controversial Refugees Law

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Artist and activist Ai Weiwei has long used his art to make a political statement, from Lego portraits of human rights activists to sculptures that highlight government corruption in China. Now the artist, who is working on a memorial on the Greek island of Lesbos—a major point of entry for migrants attempting to enter the European Union—is using his art to challenge a controversial new regulation for asylum seekers in Denmark.

 

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