“[Assange’s] imprisonment marks the collapse of a free and civilized society,” Ai Weiwei told Hyperallergic.
Perhaps Ai is untouchable. If that is the case, where were we left when judging his new art?
Ai Weiwei’s childhood recollections are vividly violent.
Get ready for the LA debut of Ai Weiwei: Trace with virtual talks, gallery tours, on-demand films, and a rare speaking engagement with the artist-activist on February 21.
Julian Assange is facing 17 espionage charges and one charge of computer misuse.
The dissident artist’s critique of his home country remains relentless, in particular identifying how bureaucracy can leave people out in the cold.
Since the beginning of the quarantine, the artist was remotely directing a crew of camerapeople to document the government’s response to the virus.
Rounding out our Sundance coverage, here’s a look at some of the most exciting visual arts-focused films that debuted at the festival.
The 72-by-48-inch print is based on the artist’s recent site-specific installation at the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum in St. Louis, Missouri.
The world-renowned dissident artist, who is celebrated in the gambling community as a “Blackjack Guru,” explained the story behind the lawsuit in a New York Times op-ed.
While his political commitment comes through in many works, it’s hard to square talk of “revolution” with Ai Weiwei’s staggering mainstream US success.
The artist announced at Art Basel that he will be using footage of the fires for a documentary, as well as in an opera he’s directing next year.