Forevery Bicycles first exhibited during the Brooklyn Museum’s 2014 retrospective Ai Weiwei: According to What? The artist’s limited-edition bicycles represent the human need for freedom and expression… Rebekah Bell
It speaks volumes about the plight of rabble-rousers in China today that Ai Weiwei, the country’s most famous dissident artist, has decided that working there is too dangerous — so he wants to go to Syria. Ai, who received his passport back from Chinese authorities last year, is turning his attention...
Koller?s end-of-the year auctions saw strong prices realised for works by Keith Haring, Ai Weiwei & Banksy, a work by Albert Anker sold for over one million, and excellent results for the recently created Photographs and Watches departments, including a rare Patek Philippe wristwatch sold for nearly half a million. Show More Summary
Ai Weiwei, the acclaimed Chinese artist, takes us on a walk through his old stomping ground in Tompkins Square Park. Four exhibitions of his work are currently in New York.
LONDON (Reuters) - Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has joined an Amnesty International campaign to encourage people to write messages supporting 11 people, including former U.S. National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, the rights group said on Friday.
In his third exhibition with Lisson Gallery London, following his acclaimed exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts in 2015, Ai Weiwei returns to the United Kingdom with two installations that promote discussion and dialogue. The works...Show More Summary
The November ? December auction series at Koller features a large sculpture by Chinese conceptual artist and dissident Ai Weiwei; important works by Gabriele Münter, one of the founders of the Blaue Reiter movement; an oil on canvasShow More Summary
Four Ai Weiwei shows across Manhattan explore the aesthetics of crisis and the deluge that might consume us. The post Ai Weiwei Explores the Scale of Crisis in Four Large Installations appeared first on Hyperallergic.
On November 5, Ai Weiwei’s “Laundromat” opens at Jeffrey Deitch’s Wooster Street space — an installation of 2,046 items the artist (and outspoken Chinese dissident) collected on a visit to an abandoned refugee camp on the Greek-Macedonian border. When the migrants left the camp in a rush, boots and pants ... More »
On 5 November 2016, Mary Boone Gallery opened at both its Fifth Avenue and Chelsea locations Ai Weiwei 2016: Roots and Branches, an exhibition of recent works by eminent international artist and human rights activist Ai Weiwei. The show...Show More Summary
For his first solo exhibition with Lisson New York, Ai Weiwei populates the gallery with felled, cast-iron tree trunks, nearly sixteen feet in length, and a series of iron root sculptures set against the backdrop of a new wallpaper installation. Show More Summary
Dissident artist Ai Weiwei (eye way-way) says the situation is "getting really bad" for activists inside China as there's no rule of law for anyone who touches on political issues. … Click to Continue »
The prolific Chinese artist sat down with Cuban artivist Tania Bruguera for a conversation at the Brooklyn Museum.
19 years after legislation passed to establish Greece’s first contemporary art museum, it’s finally opening. Greece’s art scene sounds like a mess, but people are hopeful the new EMST can change that. [ Al Jazeera ] There’s a one-legged Statue of Liberty with a crazy life story in Japan. Show More Summary
At a Brooklyn Museum discussion, Chinese artist Ai Weiwei spoke about art, dissidence, fame, and why he was right to recreate the grimly iconic image of 3-year-old Syrian refugee Aylan Kurdi?s body.
Maximo Caminero sits in his North Miami studio under a wall-engulfing abstract canvas titled Everything Vibrates. On the stereo next to him, the devotional music of the Sufis and the plaintive lament of reed flutes raises the room’s energy to a hypnotic pitch. Leaning forward in his battered leather recliner,...
55 works that reflect the current trends in the art world, are live for bidding on artnet Auctions now through October 27. Featured artists include Ai Weiwei, Tracey Emin, Peter Halley, Jeff Koons, Yoko Ono, Sam Falls, Marilyn Minter, Richard Prince, Chuck Close, Theaster Gates, Guillermo Kuitca, Mickalene Thomas, and more. Show More Summary
This week in art news: Ai Weiwei's lawyer was jailed for 12 years, a fire tore through Stockholm's Royal Institute of Art, and a statue of Vladimir Lenin was removed from the East Village.
FLORENCE, Italy, Sept 21 (Reuters) - Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has hung bright orange rubber dinghies from the walls of an elegant Renaissance palace in Florence to draw attention to the plight of refugees, but some complain that the installation ruins the harmony of the city center. Show More Summary
This autumn, Palazzo Strozzi in Florence will present Italy's first major retrospective dedicated to Ai Weiwei, one of the world's most celebrated and influential contemporary artists, curated by Arturo Galansino, Director General of the Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi. Show More Summary