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Smasher of Ai Weiwei Vase Gets Probation

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Vase-smashing artist Maximo Caminero has been sentenced to 18 months of probation and 100 hours of community service for his Ai Weiwei artwork-destroying stunt at the Perez Art Museum back in… More ›

Ai Weiwei Helps Launch Digital Arts Platform

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Ai Weiwei is one of a number of major artists to participate in a new digital arts platform, supported by Arts Council England and the BBC. The Space — a website on which artists are invited to… More ›

Ai Weiwei Rally to Hit Brooklyn Thursday

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Before Ai Weiwei’s new show “According to What?” opens at the Brooklyn Museum on April 18, New York-based activist organization the PEN American Center is organizing a rally for the artist in… More ›

Meme Alert: Meet “Sci-Fi Ai” Weiwei

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Yesterday, news broke that Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei is the star of a new short sci-fi film called “The Sandstorm,” recently shot in Beijing by director Jason Wishnow with… More ›

Ai Weiwei Taking Over Alcatraz in 2014

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Like the disgruntled Vietnam veteran played by Ed Harris in Michael Bay‘s 1996 classic “The Rock,” Ai Weiwei is about to take over Alcatraz. The FOR-SITE Foundation, working in… More ›

Wanna Spend a Night in Ai Weiwei’s Tent?

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Since June the new Ai Weiwei installation “Aus der Aufklärung” — or “Out of Enlightenment” — featuring 1,000 two-person tents has dotted the shores of the Emscher River in… More ›