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.
A glimpse inside the Tsai Residence in Ancram, New York, the only private residence designed by the artist in the United States.
The artist has filed a lawsuit against the company for copyright infringement after the automaker used one of his works about the refugee crisis as a backdrop for its cars.
The commissioned flag celebrates the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in the UK.
The artist called the United States a “willing partner” in China’s “monstrous regime.”
The book contains more than 600 carefully sequenced images culled from an archive of more than 40,000 photographs taken by the artist.
“Farewell,” Ai wrote on Instagram. “Today, they started to demolish my studio ‘Zuo You’ in Beijing with no precaution. Which I have as my main studio since 2006. It is a[n] East German style socialist factory building.”
“Although her views are completely the opposite of mine, no one has the right to judge her personal life,” Ai Weiwei said about his choice to take a selfie with the leader of the Alternative for Germany (AfD) party.
In three recent volumes, artists express nostalgia for the smaller, scrappier New York art world.
Working in porcelain, Ai Weiwei On Porcelain can feel like a retrospective of his greatest hits done in a material that has been prized for centuries.