Ai Weiwei at Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire, UK from 1 October to 14 December 2014
published on September, 26th 2014
by Jonathan Jones
opening on September 27th his new art show in the former prison is featuring Lego models of 175 prisoners of conscience from Edward Snowden to Nelson Mandela and a giant rainbow dragon
published September 24th, 2014
by Jason Farago
in The Guardian
by Laura C. Mallonee
published on Sept. 5th, 2014
including a video interview with Ai Weiwei
posted on Art in the Parks
published on June 19th, 2014 in the Huffington Post
"If you let the people have the voting ticket, I’ll shut up."
by Austin Ramzy
published 29th of April, 2014
on Arts Beat/ New York Times
published on World Intellectual Property Review
April 29th, 2014
In a secretly shot short sci-fi directed by Jason Wishnow Ai Weiwei makes his acting debut playing a water smuggler.
posted April, 8th 2014 on China Digital Times
by Samuel Wade
by Alastair Sooke
April, 2nd 2014
"German supporters of Ai Weiwei, one of China’s most famous political dissidents, urged Berlin on Wednesday to demand the return of the artist’s passport before an exhibition of politically-charged works in Germany’s capital.”
An interview with the artist and activist.
The original appeared in the german print issue of the magazine ‘Der Spiegel’ on January 13th, 2014.
Following the article last week in the Sinosphere section of the New York Times Ai Weiwei lets us know how he feels about a country he loves but can not leave.
31th of Dec, 2013
New York Times
Since three years now the Chinese authorities hold back Ai Weiwei’s passport and keep him from travelling.
His protest comes in form of an installed bycicle outside his compound presenting a daily bouquet of fresh flowers until he his given back his freedom to travel.
published in The New York Times
on Dec 27th, 2013