Ai Weiwei

Ai Weiwei

15 May 2020

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

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

Ai Weiwei. Credit: Gao Yuan


4 Oct

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

By Frieze News Desk

In further news: Ai Weiwei wins court case against VW; proposal for Boston slave auction block memorial withdrawn

By Frieze News Desk

The artwork, which features 3,500 life jackets, was used to advertise an orange VW Polo

By Frieze News Desk

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

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

In further news: Strasbourg Biennale postponed after shootings; Ai Weiwei’s human rights flag

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

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

By Darran Anderson