12. 03. 2014

EVENT: Ai Weiwei (online exclusive) at the Oxford Union – Fri 14 March 2014, 5pm

Ai Weiwei is a Chinese artist, well-known for his ‘Sunflower Seeds’ installation piece at the Tate gallery and as the artistic consultant for the Beijing Olympics, among many other incredible and highly critically-acclaimed...

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21. 02. 2014

Chinese artist Ai Weiwei’s Colored Vases are shown at the Perez art museum in Miami. Photograph: Zachary Fagenson/Reuters A Miami painter who destroyed a priceless Han dynasty vase in a “spontaneous protest” at...

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21. 02. 2014

Ai Weiwei Responds to Vase Dropper

In his first remarks since local artist Maximo Caminero smashed a vase in one of his artworks on view at the Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM), Ai Weiwei told the Associated Press that he doesn’t understand or agree...

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21. 02. 2014

Ai Weiwei vase worth $1m broken in local artist protest

A Florida artist is facing criminal charges after deliberately dropping a vase by dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei in an apparent protest. Maximo Caminero, 51, was charged with criminal mischief after breaking the...

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09. 12. 2013

Billionaire’s Gallery Serves as Haven for Dissident Chinese Art

Judith Neilson weaves through the lunchtime crowd at the White Rabbit Gallery in Sydney and pauses before what appears to be a large pile of building rubble spread across the floor. “Watch closely,” she instructs. The...

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11. 09. 2013

Banned in China, but Popular in Hong Kong

These are some of the books, prohibited in China, that have been selling well in bookstores in Hong Kong, according to booksellers. While some focus on present-day scandals, others look back at history…...

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