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China Continues Its Crackdown on Political Artists

Even before the current documentary about him was out in theaters, Ai Weiwei had become the poster child for China’s repression of dissenting artists. But Der Spiegel has a profile of 30-year-old Zhao Zhao, a former assistant of Ai’s and an artist in his own right who’s been facing increased pressure from the government because of his work.