Art Community Around the World Rally to Aid China’s Best-Known Contemporary Artist


LONDON (AP).- Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has vanished. But look around, and he seems to be everywhere. More than a month after one of China’s best-known contemporary artist was arrested while trying to board a flight to Hong Kong, his name, his face and his art have popped up across the globe. China’s communist rulers have steadfastly refused to say where Ai is or who’s holding him, but his colleagues in the international art world say they want to make sure he isn’t wiped off the face of the earth. “As long as he’s incarcerated, artists and cultural figures will be asking what we can do,” British writer Ekow Eshun, a former director of the country’s Institute for Contemporary