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The Walker Curates the News: 08.18.14

2 days agoArts : Art21 Blog

#IfTheyGunnedMeDown diptychs on Twitter, Ai Weiwei vase smasher pleads not guilty, John Baldessari offers a dose of fame, and more.

Artist pleads guilty to smashing Ai Weiwei vase

6 days agoArts : Artdaily

A Dominican-born man pleaded guilty and apologized Wednesday for destroying a valuable vase that was part of a Miami exhibition by celebrated Chinese artist Ai Weiwei. Maximo Caminero, 51, a local artist, must pay $10,000 in restitution and was given 18 months' probation as part of a plea bargain, prosecutors said. Show More Summary

Florida artists pleads guilty to smashing WeiWei vase

A South Florida artist has pleaded guilty to a criminal mischief charge for smashing a vase that was part of a museum exhibit by noted Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei.

Florida artists pleads guilty to smashing WeiWei vase

A South Florida artist has pleaded guilty to a criminal mischief charge for smashing a vase that was part of a museum exhibit by noted Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei.

Puss Puss is a New Designy Magazine About Cats — Design News

Puss Puss, a London-based magazine started by graphic designer and art director Maria Joudina, has launched its first issue. The debut volume includes interviews with artist and cat lover Ai Weiwei and 60s fashion model-turned-activist Celia Hammond. READ MORE »

Beyond Exotic: Asian American Artists Retell Ai Weiwei's Story

We are taught most of our lives to be law-abiding citizens, to bite our tongue against authority and that meritocracy is pure. Add the racial stereotypes and cultural expectations of Asian to that, and the result becomes that Asian Americans are subjugated to being very, very submissive. Show More Summary

Ai Weiwei and Bert Benally create Pull of the Moon through an unprecedented international art collaboration

4 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

Ai Weiwei, internationally acclaimed Chinese dissident artist, and Navajo artist Bert Benally through a remarkable collaboration, created Pull of the Moon, a temporary, site-specific art installation in a remote part of Coyote Canyon on the Navajo Nation. Show More Summary

The Scope of Ai Weiwei’s Imagination

last monthArts : Hyperallergic

BERLIN — This is the final weekend to see Ai Weiwei: Evidence at the Martin-Gropius-Bau museum in Berlin. The German exhibition is a sweeping survey of mostly recent work that occupies 32,000 square feet of gallery space across 18 rooms.

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last monthArts : Art21 Blog

Paul Pfeiffer remixes World Cup footage, Jenny Holzer projects Aboriginal poetry, Ai Weiwei collaborates with a Navajo artist, and more.

Ai Weiwei Collaborates with Navajo Artist — Design News

A brand new, large-scale collaborative work from Ai Weiwei appeared in the US this weekend. Pull of the Moon is a collaboration with the Navajo artist Bert Benally for Navajo TIME, a nine-year-old art event that brings temporary art to the Navajo nation. READ MORE »

Alcatraz Art: Renowned Chinese artist and activist Ai...

Renowned Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei will hold an exhibit on Alcatraz Island starting in September September. Seven works will be installed across the former prison, with guides to explain each piece. The exhibit will run through April 2015.

Capone's Art-House Round-Up with THE ROVER and AI WEIWEI: THE FAKE CASE

Capone's Art-House Round-Up with THE ROVER and AI WEIWEI: THE FAKE CASE Read the full article on AICN Hey, folks. Capone in Chicago here, with a few films that are making their way into art houses or coming out in limited release around America this week (maybe even taking up one whole screen at a multiplex near you). Show More Summary

Ai Weiwei Addresses Control & Intimidation in China with Powerful Essay “On Self-Censorship”

Following recent and ongoing controversy surrounding the Chinese artist, Ai Weiwei took it upon himself to remove his works from the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art after his name was removed from the press release by the Publicity...Show More Summary

Jersey Boys, Think Like a Man Too, The Rover & Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case

2 months agoUnited States / Chicago : A/C

Jersey Boys I was talking to a friend recently about Purple Rain, a film I hold very near and dear to my heart while still recognizing (now more so than ever) its deep, deep flaws. During the conversation, I admitted...

At Home With The World’s Biggest Ai Weiwei Collector: ‘He Is Still Vastly Undervalued’

2 months agoLifestyle / Luxury : De Luxe

Hedge fund manager Christopher Tsai has gone all in with his remarkable collection of Ai Weiwei and is looking to start a museum devoted to the artist.

Ai Weiwei's work is coming to Poland

Ai Weiwei's work is coming to Poland and once again he choses a theme based on antiquities and archaeology. The artist’s new piece for the Brodno Sculpture Park, To Be Found, which is due to be unveiled in Poland’s capital on 13 July, consists of three ditches filled with broken crockery and covered over with earth. Show More Summary

Today in APIs: Expedia API Launched to Help Travel Agents Access Inventory

Expedia's new API is at the the heart of its Travel Agent Affiliate Program. Chinese dissident and artist Ai Weiwei bellows out names of over 5,000 killed in Sichuan earthquake, shares recording as dataset used in hackathon. Plus: Microsoft unveils a machine searning service for prediction, and Zimbabwe's EcoCash API is launched.

"Leg Gun" Instagrams Sweep China as Suspected Terrorists Are Executed

2 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

To protest China's abuse of power in its battle against terrorism, artist Ai WeiWei posted a photo to Instagram last week of himself making a "gun" with his leg. Since then, thousands of similar poses have flooded Instagram, which, unlike Facebook and Twitter, is not blocked in China. Read more...

Explaining Ai Weiwei’s New Meme

2 months agoArts : Hyperallergic

It started on Instagram last Wednesday, when Ai Weiwei posted an image of a man holding his leg like a rifle with the words "??????" (Beijing anti-terrorism series).

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