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Beijing Tax Authorities Seek Nearly $2 Million from Outspoken Chinese Artist...

BEIJING (AP).- Beijing tax authorities are seeking nearly $2 million in back taxes and fines from outspoken Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, who was released last week from nearly three months in detention, his close friend said Tuesday. Ai was released on ba...

Beijing Tax Authorities Seek Nearly $2 Million from Outspoken Chinese Artist...

BEIJING (AP).- Beijing tax authorities are seeking nearly $2 million in back taxes and fines from outspoken Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, who was released last week from nearly three months in detention, his close friend said Tuesday. Ai was released on ba...

Outspoken Chinese Artist Ai Weiwei: Free in Body, Said Little in...

BEIJING (AP).- Outspoken artist and government critic Ai Weiwei talked about giving himself a haircut Thursday but said little else in his first day out of detention, living under a gag order that underscores concerns about China's growing use of extr...

Chinese Artist Ai Weiwei: Free in Body, Not Voice

BEIJING (AP).- Outspoken artist and government critic Ai Weiwei talked about giving himself a haircut Thursday but said little else in his first day out of detention, living under a gag order that underscores concerns about China's growing use of extr...

Artist Ai Weiwei Free After Confessing to Tax Evasion Says Chinese...

BEIJING (AP).- Renowned artist Ai Weiwei, among the most prominent activists detained in China's sweeping recent crackdown on dissent, was released on bail Wednesday after confessing to tax evasion, official media said. Ai's release after nearly three ...

The Guerrilla Girls Talk Back Exhibited by the National Museum of...

WASHINGTON, DC.- The National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) presents The Guerrilla Girls Talk Back, an exhibition featuring more than 70 works by the gorilla-masked crusaders, including posters, newsletters, stickers and erasers. The Guerrilla Gir...

Mayor Michael Bloomberg Opens Exhibit by Detained Chinese Artist Ai Weiwei

NEW YORK (AP).- New York's art community and Mayor Michael Bloomberg honored detained Chinese artist Ai Weiwei on Wednesday, unveiling his giant bronze sculpture installation even as he remains imprisoned in his homeland amid a recent crackdown on dis...

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...

Government of China Detention of Contemporary Artist Ai Weiwei Tests Depth...

BEIJING (REUTERS).- China's detention of internationally renowned artist Ai Weiwei has sparked a petition urging his release, exposing alarm among the nation's liberal intellectuals who see his case as a test of how far a crackdown to stifle dissent co...

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