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20 October 2022


Iconic Lowry Painting Sold For £7.8m Will Remain In Salford – Ai Weiwei and Peter Doig Donate Works To Benefit WWF

Iconic Lowry Painting Sold For £7.8 Will Remain In Salford - Ai Weiwei and Peter Doig Donate Works To Benefit WWF

21 September 2022

Ai Weiwei Receives Praemium Imperiale 2022 Award From Lord Patten

Yesterday I battled through the streets of London thronged with the Queen’s mourners to make my way to Asia House, where Lord Patten of...

16 March 2022

Ai Weiwei Juxtaposes Politics and Artefacts Kettle’s Yard – Lee Sharrock

Kettle’s Yard, part of the University of Cambridge, is the venue for a new exhibition of celebrated contemporary artist Ai Weiwei (born 1957, Beijing)....

10 February 2022


Ai Weiwei Takes Anti Vax Stance On Instagram

The Chinese dissident artist/activist Ai Weiwei has recklessly posted an anti-vax video on his Instagram account. In the reposted media, Mr Ai promotes a...

30 July 2020

Ai Weiwei A Disturbing History Of Bombs IWM Marina Vaizey

Ai Weiwei IWM: History of Bombs. Little Boy, Fat Man, Daisy Cutter, Snake Eye, Grand Slam, Tomahawk, Tsar Boba, are seemingly innocuous even childlike...

1 October 2019

Ai Weiwei Opens New London Show At Lisson Gallery

A significant exhibition by Ai Weiwei featuring a new series of monumental sculptural works in iron cast from large tree roots sourced in Brazil...

29 August 2019


Ai Weiwei To Take Up Residence In The UK

The dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has decided to take up residence in the UK. By swapping Berlin for Britain, Mr Ai is giving the UK...

18 July 2019


Ai Weiwei Wins Court Case Against Volkswagen In Denmark

In 2017, SMC a Volkswagen dealership in Copenhagen shot a photo of a new Volkswagen Polo parked in front of an installation by the...

10 December 2018

Ai Weiwei Creates Flag To Mark 70th Anniversary Universal Human Rights Declaration

The decedent Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has created a flag to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

5 August 2018

Ai Weiwei Announces Beijing Authorities Have Demolished My Studio

The dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has announced that the Chinese authorities in Beijing have demolished his studio.

25 April 2018


Ai Weiwei Showstopper Shines At Sydney Biennale 2018

Ai Weiwei’s Law of the Journey 2017 is the “big art star” showstopper for the 2018 Sydney Biennale. Ai Weiwei (b 1957 Beijing, China)...

6 March 2018

Ai Weiwei Announces First Exhibition In The Gulf Region

Ai Weiwei has announced an exhibition of recent works at Qatar Museums Doha.

28 July 2017

Ai Weiwei Refugee Crisis Film Human Flow To Be Screened At Venice

The dissident Chinese artist, activist, and filmmaker Ai Weiwei will be competing in the Venice film festival this year with his film Human Flow,...

27 March 2017

Ai Weiwei Builds Fences To Highlight Attitudes Towards Immigration

The Chinese dissident artist and activist Ai Weiwei will return to New York with gallery shows covering four venues. He will utilise the public...

20 February 2017

Ai Weiwei Sculptures Exhibited At YSP 40th Anniversary Celebrations

The Yorkshire Sculpture Park celebrates its 40th anniversary by presenting sculptures by internationally acclaimed Chinese artist Ai Weiwei.

8 December 2016


Quiz – Ai Weiwei

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23 November 2016

Ai Weiwei: New UK Installations At Lisson Promotes Discussion And Dialogue

For his third exhibition at Lisson Gallery London and following his acclaimed exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts in 2015, Ai Weiwei returns...

7 November 2016


Ai Weiwei Launches Major New York Gallery Exhibition

A new gallery show of the Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei 2016: Roots and Branches, has opened at Mary Boone Gallery in both its...

21 September 2016


Ai Weiwei First Major Italian Retrospective Unveiled

Italy’s first major retrospective dedicated to the Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei opens 23 September at Palazzo Strozzi in Florence. Curated by Arturo Galansino, Director General...

13 June 2016


Ai Weiwei: Artist And Activist To Speak At Cambridge Union

Dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei is to appear in conversation with Yana Peel, CEO of the Serpentine Galleries, at the Cambridge Union. The renowned...

22 May 2016


Ai Weiwei Exhibition Opens At Museum of Cycladic Art in Athens

The Museum of Cycladic Art (MCA) in Athens has unveiled Ai Weiwei at Cycladic (20 May – 30 Oct 2016). This is the artist’s first major exhibition in Greece which includes a...

29 April 2016


Lego Apologises To Ai Weiwei For Cancelling Art Installation Order

Kjeld Kirk Kristiansen the billionaire Maker of Lego has publicly admitted that their reluctance to sell their toys to dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei for...

6 April 2016


Ai Weiwei To Donate 10% Of Exhibition Takings To Greek Refugee Crisis

A major exhibition of the Chinese dissident artist and activist Ai Weiwei has been announced by the Museum of Cycladic Art (MCA) in Athens. Ai Weiwei at Cycladic (20 May – 30...

16 February 2016


Ai Weiwei Creates Berlin Installation Fashioned From 14,000 Refuge Life Jackets

The dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has presented his installation at Berlin’s Konzerthaus concert hall, fashioned from 14,000 life jackets discarded from the thousands of refugees who made the treacherous...

3 February 2016


Ai Weiwei Creates Artwork Using 14,000 Migrant Lifejackets From Lesbos

The Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei has begun work on a new art project in Germany. The piece will incorporate 14,000 life jackets discarded by migrants, who...

28 January 2016


Ai Weiwei Shuts Danish Exhibition To Protest New Asylum Seekers Laws

Ai Weiwei, the Chinese dissident artist has shut down an exhibition in Denmark in protest of plans by the Danish Government to confiscate asylum seekers’ valuables, in...

30 December 2015


Ai Weiwei Volunteers At Moria Refugee Camp, Lesbos

The Chinese dissident artist and honorary Royal Academician Ai Weiwei has long-been a supporter of refugees since the beginning of the European migrant crisis,...

24 December 2015


Ai Weiwei: A Prolific Year For The Chinese Dissident Artist In Pictures

It has been a particularly busy year for the acclaimed dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei. Artlyst even joined Ai and Anish Kapoor when the...

22 December 2015


Ai Weiwei Lawyer Pu Zhiqiang Receives Suspended Sentence For Picking Quarrels

Pu Zhiqiang the best known human rights lawyer in China has been found guilty of “inciting ethnic hatred” and “picking quarrels” on his social...

30 November 2015


Ai Weiwei’s Visa Finally Approved To Attend National Gallery, Victoria

Dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei’s Australian visa has been approved and the artist is expected to arrive in time for the opening of the...