Alcatraz exhibit is tribute to political prisoners

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An exhibition by Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei has transformed Alcatraz into a tribute to the world’s political prisoners…

Ai Weiwei says US artist wrong to smash his vase

Maximo Caminero was charged with criminal mischief after destroying a vase that was part of Ai’s exhibit at the Perez Art Museum Miami…

Ai Weiwei refuses to pay 1.1M fine

Activist artist Ai Weiwei said he does not intend to pay $1.1 million demanded by Beijing tax officials after he lost a final appeal in the case on Thursday…

Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry

艾未未參與北京奧運主場館”鳥巢” 的設計,受到國際關注。之後在汶川地震發生後…

Three years to document life of Ai Weiwei

Ai Weiwei has been named by ArtReview as the most influential artist in the world today. Before the Beijing Olympics in 2008…

Ai Weiwei: Police investigate assistant over porn

Outspoken Chinese artist Ai Weiwei said Friday that police have begun investigating his assistant for allegedly spreading pornography online…

Deadline for Ai Weiwei to pay US$2.4m

China tax bureau told Ai Weiwei on Monday that it would not accept the guarantee in the form the parties had originally agreed on…

Thousands send money to China’s Ai for tax bill

Thousands of people have sent more than $800,000 to Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei…