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.
The final event in the Hirshhorn Museum’s Ai Weiwei series will discuss the challenges and necessity of art making amid political turmoil.
The Guggenheim’s series Turn It On: China on Film, 2000–2017, curated by Ai Weiwei and Wang Fen, gathers documentaries by Chinese artists and filmmakers.
The Guggenheim Museum’s Art and China after 1989: Theater of the World presents the conceptual and performance practices that brought Chinese artists into the discourse of global contemporary art.
Presented in association with the exhibition Ai Weiwei: Trace, this conversation series will include perspectives from artists, journalists, activists, and academics.
A collaboration between eBay for Charity and Public Art Fund (PAF), 100% of proceeds will benefit PAF’s Ai Weiwei exhibition, Good Fences Make Good Neighbors.
Their new installation at the Park Avenue Armory features drones and facial-recognition technology, yet seems to have no politics at all.