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‘Ai Weiwei: New York Photographs’ Exhibition Opens at the Asia Society...

NEW YORK, NY.- Asia Society Museum presents an exhibition of 227 photographs taken by Ai Weiwei, capturing the history, culture, and atmosphere of 1980s New York from his unique perspective. The exhibition marks the first time Ai Weiwei’s New York...

Released Chinese Artist-Activist Ai Weiwei’s Associates Freed After Ai’s Release

BEIJING (REUTERS).- Four associates of Chinese artist-activist Ai Weiwei detained along with him in a controversial case were freed after Ai's release, friends of the artist said on Saturday. The four included journalist Wen Tao, detained along with Ai...

‘Outspoken’ Chinese Artist/Activist’ ~ Ai Weiwei ~ Released On...

BEIJING - One of the first words that always came to mind for anyone trying to describe Ai Weiwei – the avant-garde Chinese artist and pro-democracy dissident – was “outspoken.” This is, after all, a man whose portfolio includes a portrait o...

Beijing Artists Detained and Exhibition Shut Down After Homage to Artist...

BEIJING (REUTERS).- The organizing artists of a Beijing art show who reserved a blank gallery wall with a small name tag as a show of support for detained artist-activist Ai Weiwei have been detained by police and their exhibit was shut down. Lin Bing ...

Beijing Artists Detained and Exhibition Shut Down After Homage to Artist...

BEIJING (REUTERS).- The organizing artists of a Beijing art show who reserved a blank gallery wall with a small name tag as a show of support for detained artist-activist Ai Weiwei have been detained by police and their exhibit was shut down. Lin Bing ...

New Museum Presents Gustav Metzger’s First United States Solo Exhibition

NEW YORK, NY.- “Gustav Metzger: Historic Photographs” is the first US solo museum exhibition of the work of Gustav Metzger and highlights the influential eighty-six-year-old artist and activist’s long engagement with historical trauma an...

Chinese Government Says It is "Unhappy" with Foreign Support for Artist...

BEIJING (REUTERS).- The Chinese government said on Tuesday it was "unhappy" with foreign support for detained artist and activist Ai Weiwei, after Ai's detention last week sparked an outcry from Washington and other Western governments."The Chinese peo...

China "Unhappy" with Foreign Support for Artist Ai Weiwei

BEIJING (REUTERS).- The Chinese government said on Tuesday it was "unhappy" with foreign support for detained artist and activist Ai Weiwei, after Ai's detention last week sparked an outcry from Washington and other Western governments."The Chinese peo...

China’s Foreign Ministry Transcript Omits Mentions of Detained Artist Ai Weiwei

BEIJING (AP).- China's Foreign Ministry removed all references to a detained artist from its official transcript of a news conference given by its spokesman, in an apparent sign it wants to stifle discussion of the case. Ten of the 18 questions asked a...

China’s Foreign Ministry Transcript Omits Mentions of Detained Artist Ai Weiwei

BEIJING (AP).- China's Foreign Ministry removed all references to a detained artist from its official transcript of a news conference given by its spokesman, in an apparent sign it wants to stifle discussion of the case. Ten of the 18 questions asked a...

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