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Jun 23, 2014

Ai Weiwei pondering freedoms in Alcatraz show — from China

Ai Weiwei explores incarceration and freedom of expression and activism in an exhibit at the former Alcatraz prison, but he's having to manage it from China, since he's not allowed to leave country. Ai Weiwei explores incarceration and freedom of exp... #China #Ai Weiwei

Jun 23, 2014

Ai Weiwei pondering freedoms in Alcatraz show — from China

Ai Weiwei explores incarceration and freedom of expression and activism in an exhibit at the former Alcatraz prison, but he's having to manage it from China, since he's not allowed to leave country. Ai Weiwei explores incarceration and freedom of exp... #China #Ai Weiwei

Jun 13, 2014

Ai Weiwei and David Hockney pool data for art hack at Tate Modern

Artists and technologists are collaborating in a 24-hour hack the Tate Modern this weekend, celebrating the launch of digital art platform The Space Ai Weiwei's voice is shrill and rhythmic, echoing against the walls of the Tate Modern. His chants in... #China #David Hockney #Ai Weiwei #Tate Modern

Jun 17, 2014

Chinese rights lawyers warn of crackdown after arrest of Pu Zhiqiang

Detentions of artist Ai Weiwei's lawyer and numerous others reveal Beijing's fear about growth in rights activism, says expert Continue reading..... #Beijing #Ai Weiwei #China

Jun 14, 2014

Pu Zhiqiang: China arrests human rights defender

Government takes further steps to silence celebrated lawyer after locking him up for Tiananmen Square anniversary Police in China have arrested one of the country's most celebrated human rights lawyers as leaders of the ruling Communist party renew t... #China #Beijing #Ai Weiwei

Jun 13, 2014

Ai Weiwei and David Hockney pool data for art hack at Tate Modern

Artists and technologists are collaborating in a 24-hour hack the Tate Modern this weekend, celebrating the launch of digital art platform The Space Continue reading..... #David Hockney #Ai Weiwei #Tate Modern #China

Jun 13, 2014

Is that leg loaded? Ai Weiwei starts web craze with mysterious 'leg-gun' pose

The Chinese artist has sparked an internet meme by posting pictures of people with their legs raised and pointing like rifles. Is it his latest revolutionary act? A new dance craze? Or the next Angelina Jolie's thigh? We weigh up the options When it ... #Angelina Jolie #Ai Weiwei #China #Instagram

Jul 11, 2014

The Ai Weiwei Museum Of All Of Our Dreams Is Coming

It's a famous story in Christopher Tsai's family, of his grandfather, who had flown in for a visit in the mid-1960s, demanding an explanation for “that thing on the ceiling.” The “thing,” dangling from the Tsai family home in Connecticut, was a mobil... #Shanghai #Connecticut #Alexander Calder #Wall Street #Ai Weiwei

Jul 04, 2014

Artist Ai Weiwei makes strong ‘Case’

Following on the heels of Alison Klayman’s acclaimed 2012 nonfiction film “Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry” comes Andreas Johnsen’s “Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case.” This is the latest installment in the saga of the artist ranked No. 1 in the world by many contempo... #Shanghai #Connecticut #Alexander Calder #Wall Street #Ai Weiwei

Jun 26, 2014

@Large: 7 Favorites From Ai Weiwei’s Instagram

Tickets for @Large: Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz go on sale tomorrow, June 27. Meanwhile, get to know the Chinese artist, famous for using social media to voice dissent, through a sampling of his 2014 Instagram photos... #Shanghai #Connecticut #Alexander Calder #Wall Street #Ai Weiwei