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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...

‘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...

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...

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...

Renowned Chinese Artist Ai Weiwei Free After Confessing to Tax Evasion,...

BEIJING (REUTERS).- The dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, whose detention in April ignited an international uproar, was released on bail Wednesday under conditions likely to keep the outspoken critic of Communist Party controls silent for now. "I can...

Tate Modern Installs 10-Tonne Sunflower Seeds Sculpture by Chinese Artist Ai...

LONDON.- Tate Modern has installed a 10-tonne sculpture by Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, containing approximately eight million individually hand-crafted porcelain sunflower seeds. On loan from the artist, Sunflower Seeds is shown as part of the free displ...

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 ...

Fotomuseum Winterthur Opens Major Exhibition of Photographs and Videos by Ai...

WINTERTHUR.- Ai Weiwei – Interlacing is the first major exhibition of photographs and videos by Ai Weiwei. It foregrounds Ai Weiwei the communicator – the documenting, analyzing, interweaving artist who communicates via many channels. Ai Weiw...

Many Artists at ART HK International Art Fair Revel in Freedom...

HONG KONG (REUTERS).- Ai Weiwei may be languishing in Chinese detention, but the influence of the prominent artist and social activist has permeated Hong Kong's burgeoning art scene, from glitzy art fairs to edgy street art. The cavernous halls of the ...

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