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‘Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry’ – A look at China’s most controversial fine artist

I’m really curious and excited to see this new documentary by Alison Klayman about Chinese artist Ai Weiwei and the repercussions that his outspoken life has caused. You may remember his work most recently from the field of hand-painted sunflower seeds he exhibited at the Tate Modern Turbine Hall in London. The documentary follows the [...]
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Ai Weiwei: "Never Retreat, Retweet"

Arts : Hyperallergic (3 years ago)

Alison Klayman’s 90-minute film Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry set out to be a portrait of the Chinese artist Ai Weiwei and along the way morphed into a highbrow, jaw-dropping reality show about fumbling, corrupt governments (China), social... Read Post

Alison Klayman, documentarian

Arts : Prospero (4 years ago)

THERE'S a scene from “Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry”, Alison Klayman’s documentary about a recently detained Chinese artist and activist, that borders on farce. Mr Ai has travelled to the police station in Chengdu to file a complaint about... Read Post

Documentary 'Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry' shows artist's boldness

Arts : Culture Monster (2 years ago)

Even though he describes his detention in China last year as 'very inhuman,' he's not about to back down, as Alison Klayman's documentary makes clear. BEIJING — Ai Weiwei — the Chinese artist and activist — is wearing his favorite T... Read Post

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