Ai Weiwei

02 Oct, 2014

Cultures and values collide in 'magical feast of images' by China's eloquent artist-activist

07 Dec, 2012

Salman Rushdie calls author a 'patsy' as he compares censorship to airport security

11 Oct, 2012

Communist Party welcomes China's first Nobel Prize for Literature, but fellow artists are unimpressed

Ai WeiWei
10 Aug, 2012

First-time documentary maker creates a riveting portrait of the unrepentant Chinese dissident artist

23 Dec, 2011

Chinese dissident goes to jail as authorities give out harshest sentence yet for failed 'Jasmine Revolution'

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21 Nov, 2011

Artist in trouble with the authorities again – this time over nude photos police find ‘obscene’

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Ai Weiwei at the Tate Modern
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06 Apr, 2011

Chinese paper calls artist ‘stubborn and unruly’ and tells West to mind its own business

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04 Apr, 2011

China wants everyone to know that the time for open dissent is over, says Amnesty official