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Participant, AC Films Partner On Ai Weiwei Refugee Doc ‘Human Flow’ – Berlin

Participant Media and AC Films are teaming on documentary Human Flow from activist and filmmaker Ai Weiwei. The feature explores the global refugee crisis using footage and interviews shot in over 20 countries. Ai is producing with Chin-chin Yap and Heino Deckert. Show More Summary

Landmark exhibition brings Ai Weiwei's vision to Meijer Gardens in Grand Rapids

3 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, one of the nation?s most significant botanic and sculpture experiences, announces a landmark exhibition featuring internationally renowned artist and activist, Ai Weiwei. ?Ai Weiwei at Meijer...Show More Summary

Painting with Seeds

Red Hong Yi’s latest work is a giant portrait of revered artist Ai Weiwei, inspired by a quote about one of his own works. The piece was created using about 20,000 sunflower seeds carefully placed on a large canvas. As quickly as her creation comes together, it’s gone. The post Painting with Seeds appeared first on The Awesomer.

Ai Weiwei’s $30,000 Bicycles Are Functional Flights of Fancy

2 months agoLifestyle / Travel : RobbReport

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

Dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei finds home too dangerous, but he may go to Syria

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 Modern, Contemporary & Swiss Art auctions realise 98% by value

2 months agoArts : Artdaily

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

Stroll in the Park With Ai Weiwei

2 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

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.

Ai Weiwei joins Amnesty writing campaign to support Snowden, others

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.

Ai Weiwei returns to the United Kingdom with two installations that promote discussion and dialogue

3 months agoArts : Artdaily

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 best of the art & luxury markets offered at Koller

3 months agoArts : Artdaily

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

Ai Weiwei Explores the Scale of Crisis in Four Large Installations

3 months agoArts : Hyperallergic

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.

Ai Weiwei Brought a Refugee Camp to Soho

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 »

Exhibition of recent works by Chinese artist Ai Weiwei opens at Mary Boone Gallery

4 months agoArts : Artdaily

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

Ai Weiwei populates Lisson Gallery New York with felled, cast-iron tree trunks

4 months agoArts : Artdaily

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: No rule of law in China for activists

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 »

12 Things We Learned from Ai Weiwei’s Return to Brooklyn

The prolific Chinese artist sat down with Cuban artivist Tania Bruguera for a conversation at the Brooklyn Museum.

Tuesday Links: Is Ai Weiwei a Dick?

4 months agoArts : Art Fag City

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

Ai Weiwei: I’m An Artist, Not A Priest

4 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

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, Artist Who Smashed Ai Weiwei Vase, Returns to the Miami Art Scene

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,...

Stellar works by Ai Weiwei, Richard Prince, JR, Tracey Emin, and more offered by artnet Auctions

4 months agoArts : Artdaily

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

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