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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 ...

United Kingdom’s Royal Academy of Arts Gives Artist Ai Weiwei Honorary...

LONDON (REUTERS).- Britain's Royal Academy has made detained Chinese artist Ai Weiwei an honorary member alongside Danish painter Per Kirkeby, the prestigious London art institution said on Wednesday. The title of Honorary Academician goes to artists n...

United Kingdom’s Royal Academy of Arts Gives Artist Ai Weiwei Honorary...

LONDON (REUTERS).- Britain's Royal Academy has made detained Chinese artist Ai Weiwei an honorary member alongside Danish painter Per Kirkeby, the prestigious London art institution said on Wednesday. The title of Honorary Academician goes to artists n...

China Says Detained Artist Ai Weiwei’s Company Evaded a "Huge Amount"...

BEIJING (REUTERS).- Chinese police said a company controlled by artist Ai Weiwei had evaded a "huge amount" of taxes, Xinhua news agency reported on Friday, the first indication of the "economic crimes" behind his detention, which has triggered an inte...

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...

Visitors to National Park Service’s New Museum in Pearl Harbor Now...

PEARL HARBOR (AP).- Political assassinations in Tokyo. Censorship and the stifling of dissent. A nation hungry for oil and other natural resources. Kimono-clad women in department stores and boarding street cars. A smiling Babe Ruth posing for photos ...

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...

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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