'Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case' is a new documentary tracing the Chinese artist’s life post-incarceration. Its filmmaker says you don’t have to love Ai’s art to appreciate the story of a human being facing incredible odds.
It's impossible to talk about Ai Weiwei's art on its own. "I'm not a political artist, I'm just political," Ai says at one point in Andreas Johnsen's film, and it perfectly sums up the outspoken artist.
The political art of China's Ai Weiwei wows Torontonians. How a girl who never ages could hold the key to immortality. A Canadian dedicates a tribute song to Selena Gomez. Welcome to this week's TopFinds.
Ai Weiwei is a genius, a clown, and a provocateur, but at his core he is a humanist. His retrospective show at the AGO Toronto, "According to What?" is now open to the general public. I highly recommend it.
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Ai Weiwei was once the favoured artist of the authorities in China. That changed when Ai spoke out about perceived corruption which the current regime allows. Now a new show in Italy features his work of stacked bikes.
Artist and social activist Ai Weiwei was released on Wednesday after being detained by the Chinese government for almost three months. Authorities cited his confession to tax evasion charges as the reason for his release.