Search Results for "Ai Weiwei"

25 October 2015

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Ai Weiwei: Lego Order Refused By Manufacturer On Political Grounds

Ai Weiwei, the Chinese dissident artist has reported that the Danish toy manufacturer Lego has turned down a request by his Beijing studio’s for a large order of the...

21 October 2015

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Ai Weiwei Granted A Three-Year Visa To Teach In Germany

The Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei – who has recently been sparring with the Chinese UK ambassador over the artist’s alleged tax evasion, and...

20 October 2015

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Ai Weiwei Uses Instagram To Attack Chinese UK Ambassador 

Dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei used Instagram in a stream of posts responding to the Chinese government, and its ambassador to the UK, Liu...

20 October 2015

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Ai Weiwei Discusses The Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Disaster

Chinese artist and dissident Ai Weiwei was recently a participating artist in the exhibition ‘Don’t Follow the Wind’ in three buildings within the Fukushima...

19 October 2015

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China’s UK Ambassador Attacks Ai Weiwei’s Art As Inferior

Liu Xiaoming, the Chinese ambassador to the United Kingdom has expressed his dislike of the artist dissident Ai Weiwei’s work in a television interview...

15 October 2015

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OPINION: Ai Weiwei And Anish Kapoor Inseparable At Frieze London 2015

Artlyst is again attending Frieze week, the 13th edition of Frieze London taking place in The Regent’s Park, from 14 to 17 October 2015....

8 October 2015

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Artlyst Photo Special: Ai Weiwei’s Tree Installation At The Royal Academy

Artlyst recently attended the press view of the Royal Academy of Arts’ landmark exhibition of the Honorary Royal Academician, Ai Weiwei. The exhibition includes...

5 October 2015

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Ai Weiwei Reveals Beijing Authorities Have Bugged His Studio

The dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has publicly revealed, on his Instagram account, a number of photos thought to be of listening devices installed in his Beijing...

2 October 2015

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Artlyst Podcast: Tim Marlow And Adrian Locke Discuss Ai Weiwei At The RA

Artlyst recently attended the press view of the Royal Academy of Arts’ landmark exhibition of the Honorary Royal Academician, Ai Weiwei. Where the chief...

28 September 2015

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Artlyst Photo Special: Ai Weiwei At The Royal Academy Of Arts

The Royal Academy of Arts is currently presenting a landmark exhibition of the Honorary Royal Academician, Ai Weiwei. Although Ai is one of China’s...

22 September 2015

Ai Weiwei At The Royal Academy: The Human Face Of Duchamp

Artlyst recently attended the press view of the Royal Academy of Arts’ landmark exhibition of the Honorary Royal Academician, Ai Weiwei. The exhibition includes...

18 September 2015

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Artlyst Photo Special: Ai Weiwei’s Political Detention Detailed At The Royal Academy

Artlyst recently attended the press view of the Royal Academy of Arts’ landmark exhibition of the Honorary Royal Academician, Ai Weiwei. The exhibition will...

18 September 2015

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Ai Weiwei And Anish Kapoor: Far More Effective Than Guernica

What I admire about Thursday’s public march led by Anish Kapoor and Ai Weiwei eight miles across London is its resourcefulness and simplicity in...

17 September 2015

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Artlyst Talks To Ai Weiwei And Anish Kapoor Marching In Support Of Refugees

Artlyst has walked the distance with Ai Weiwei and Anish Kapoor today. The artists have joined forces for a walk across London as they...

16 September 2015

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Royal Academician Ai Weiwei Opens Landmark Survey At Royal Academy Of Arts

The Royal Academy of Arts will present a landmark exhibition of the Honorary Royal Academician, Ai Weiwei. Although Ai is one of China’s leading...

11 September 2015

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Ai Weiwei Believes UK Has Very Strong Compassion

Ai Weiwei is currently in London installing his exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts (RA), has revealed how he was uncertain whether the...

31 August 2015

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Ai Weiwei In Conversation With Liao Yiwu At Berlin’s International Literature Festival

Ai Weiwei, the famed Chinese dissident artist will speak at the International Literature Festival Berlin, in a panel discussion with fellow Chinese dissident and...

7 August 2015

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Ai Weiwei To Take UP Teaching Post At Berlin Art College

Ai Weiwei has expressed an interest  in taking up a teaching post at the University of Fine Arts in Berlin. It was offered to him during his...

6 August 2015

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Ai Weiwei Allowed To Return To China Following Royal Academy Exhibition

The Chinese dissident  Artist Ai Weiwei, who is currently in Germany, after being granted a visa to visit Europe, has stated that he expects to...

31 July 2015

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Teresa May Grants Ai Weiwei Six Month Visa After Cock-Up

Teresa May, Britain’s Home secretary has ordered officials to issue the Chinese artist Ai Weiwei a full six-month UK visa, reversing an earlier decision...

30 July 2015

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Ai Weiwei: Six Month Visa Application Rejected By British Government

News Update: Teresa May, Britain’s Home secretary has ordered officials to issue the Chinese artist Ai Weiwei a full six-month UK visa, reversing an earlier decision...

28 July 2015

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Ai Weiwei Expected To Attend Royal Academy Exhibition In London

The Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has been granted a visa to travel to Germany. it is now expected that he will be in London...

22 July 2015

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Ai Weiwei Has Passport Returned By Chinese Authorities

Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei could soon be travelling around the world again with his art. The artist who is also a prolific...

20 July 2015

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Artlyst Photo Special: Ai Weiwei Among Contemporary Chinese Artists At OVADA

Artlyst attended OVADA in Oxford, as the Gallery and Development Agency presents its latest exhibition WASTELANDS, including the works of eight artists who each...

16 July 2015

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Ai Weiwei And The Royal Academy Mount Major Crowdfunding Initiative

The Royal Academy of Arts and Ai Weiwei have mounted a Kickstarter campaign to enable a huge, site-specific work in the outdoor courtyard in...

10 July 2015

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Ai Weiwei Among Contemporary Chinese Artists Exhibiting At OVADA, Oxford

WASTELANDS presents the works of eight artists who all have links to China or are of Chinese descent. This group exhibition of contemporary Chinese...

4 July 2015

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Warhol and Ai Weiwei Explored In Joint US And Australian Exhibition

A major international exhibition exploring the influence of Andy Warhol and Ai Weiwei – two artistic innovators “known for their keen observation and documentation of contemporary...

17 June 2015

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Ai Weiwei’s RA Exhibition To Install 90 Tons Of Steel From Sichuan Earthquake

The mangled and twisted steel remains of the Sichuan earthquake of 2008, are to be a key installation at a UK retrospective of the...

10 June 2015

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Photos: Ai Weiwei And Jacob Applebaum Stuff Panda Toys With N.S.A. Documents

Rhizome, the non-profit organisation affiliated with the New Museum has bought together two of the world’s most famous dissidents for a single art project....

27 May 2015

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Ai Weiwei, Damien Hirst Announced For 5th Edition Of Sculpture In The City

Sculpture in the City, the dynamic yearly public art exhibition in the City of London, returns this summer with a selection of contemporary art...

25 May 2015

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Ai Weiwei Presented With Amnesty International’s Ambassador of Conscience Award for 2015

The international artist Ai Weiwei along with the folk singer Joan Baez were presented as the joint recipients of Amnesty International’s Ambassador of Conscience...

28 April 2015

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Ai Weiwei Teams Up With Wikileaks Activist Jacob Appelbaum For Collaboration

Jacob Appelbaum the notable Wikileaks and Tor Project activist has traveled to Beijing for five days to take part in a collaboration with dissident artist Ai Weiwei,...