"Maybe 'one country, one system' is better." [ more › ]
Conceived in response to the current humanitarian disaster, Law of the Journey is rooted in the artist's research while on location at refugee camps in Greece The post Ai Weiwei Floats a New Project About the Refugee Crisis appeared first on Hyperallergic.
Château La Coste, in partnership with Luise Faurschou, announced an exhibition with Ai Weiwei to celebrate the artist?s new permanent work on the vineyard. Over the past two years, Ai Weiwei has been developing a new permanent project...Show More Summary
DOHA (Reuters) - Chinese artist Ai Weiwei called on wealthy Gulf Arab states to take in more Syrians displaced by six years of civil war, saying the surge of refugees fleeing conflict in the Middle East was a "test for humanity".
"Good Fences Make Good Neighbors" [ more › ]
As debates over immigration policy and the refugee crisis continue to rage across the United States, Ai Weiwei, the Beijing-born provocateur, has revealed his plans to raise more than 100 wire security fences across New York City. On...Show More Summary
Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei will build over 100 fence installations around the city this fall as part of his latest project, Ai Weiwei: Good Fences Make Good Neighbors. [ more › ]
A look at this week's art news, including Ai Weiwei's upcoming multi-site public art project, and events and exhibitions everywhere from Dallas to Milan.
But it's ironic. Ai Weiwei, the provocative Chinese artist, will build more than 100 fences and installations around New York City this fall for “Good Fences Make Good Neighbors,” one of his most large-scale public art projects to date....You're...Show More Summary
The Chinese activist artist Ai Weiwei will build dozens of fences in New York for an exhibition opening in October that focuses on walls that divide people and mark borders. A champion of refugees and migrants, Ai is calling his newShow More Summary
Also in the news: a naked man with a bloody menstrual pad strapped to his crotch was kicked out of Art Basel Hong Kong.
Welcoming art aficionados from around the world that flock to the city as art season descends upon Hong Kong, Massimo De Carlo announced that it is presenting in Hong Kong a unique exhibition that brings together for the first time the work of Roland Flexner and Ai Weiwei. Show More Summary
Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei makes a statement with his new exhibition at the National Gallery of Prague
Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei on Thursday slammed "shameful" politicians who ignore refugees as he launched a giant art installation centered on their fate at the National Gallery in Prague. Called "Law of the Journey", the show features a 70-metre-long (230-foot-long) inflatable boat with 258 oversize refugee figures. Show More Summary
Chinese conceptual artist and political activist Ai Weiwei has placed his latest refugee-themed installation — a black rubber boat with 258 figures onboard — in Prague, the capital of a … Click to Continue »
Refugees are the focus of the biggest installation of Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei which goes on display next week at the National Gallery in Prague. Called "Law of the Journey", the 70-metre-long (230-foot-long) inflatable boat with 258 oversize refugee figures will be shown from March 16 through the rest of the year, the gallery said. Show More Summary
"[Ren Hang's] works interpreted sex in a Chinese way, which contained a sense of loss and sorrow."
PBS’ criminally underappreciated YouTube channel The Art Assignment has a series of videos that do a great job of introducing great artists and contextualizing their work. This video is about the infamous and oft misunderstood contemporary artist Ai Weiwei.
Ai Weiwei - Dropping a Han Dynasty Urn, 1995.Posted on You Tube by vabethany Raises the question about how we could protest British policies on and lack of public debate on the collection-driven exploitation of the archaeological record. Ideas?