Ai Weiwei

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Watch the artist in conversation with Ken Roth (Human Rights Watch) about art and activism

15 MAY 20
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06 MAY 20
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‘I am fortunate that I don't have to think about art all the time‘

06 OCT 19
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In further news: Daniel Buren painting slashed at Paris’s Centre Pompidou; Ai Weiwei protests Haus der Kunst’s layoffs

BY Frieze News Desk | 17 SEP 19
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In further news: Ai Weiwei wins court case against VW; proposal for Boston slave auction block memorial withdrawn

BY Frieze News Desk | 19 JUL 19
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The artwork, which features 3,500 life jackets, was used to advertise an orange VW Polo

BY Frieze News Desk | 22 MAY 19
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The artist alleges that the Cities of Love franchise cut his section to avoid upsetting the Chinese government ahead of a planned project in Shanghai 

BY Frieze News Desk | 21 FEB 19

Lu’s detention has elicited moderate international concern, in stark contrast to the general indifference to the targeting of Uyghur artists in the region

BY Nick Holdstock | 16 JAN 19
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In further news: Strasbourg Biennale postponed after shootings; Ai Weiwei’s human rights flag

18 DEC 18

With the increased telling of refugee stories the film industry may claim to be listening, but the real power remains in the editorial chair

BY Ismail Einashe | 21 NOV 18

What a brief history of creative destruction reveals about the Sotheby’s shredding stunt

BY Darran Anderson | 22 OCT 18
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The dissident artist has posted a series of videos on Instagram documenting diggers demolishing his studio in the Songzhuang district

04 AUG 18
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Cate Blanchett prepares her best Marina Abramović impression; fake rabbi in Renoir heist; and Ai Weiwei declares, ‘I am a cow’: all the latest in art world silliness

BY In the Name of Art | 03 AUG 18
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‘I am for free Pussy Riot,’ the performance artist says, in solidarity with jailed members of the Russian punk-feminist collective

30 JUL 18

‘You can’t reason with him but you can ridicule him’ – lightweight as it is, Trump Baby is a win for art as a legitimate form of protest

BY Ellen Mara De Wachter | 11 JUL 18
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In further news: the future of Glasgow School of Art’s Mackintosh building uncertain; Ai Weiwei returns to eBay

19 JUN 18
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The rapper and artist have thoughts about originality in art; Melania Trump tries graphic design – all the latest art world nonsense

BY In the Name of Art | 17 MAY 18
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In further news: New York art project fights mass incarceration with house music; Marcia Hafif passes away at 89

24 APR 18
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The Chinese dissident artist has justified posing with politician Alice Weidel, who has branded immigrants ‘illiterate’

23 APR 18
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Yasser Murtaja, who worked with the artists, was shot dead by Israeli sniper fire while covering clashes at the Gaza-Israel border

13 APR 18