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Ai Weiwei, photographed in Mexico City in 2019.

Ai Weiwei sends researchers to document Hong Kong protests

Plus: Monique Barbier-Mueller (1929–2019) | Mead Art Museum receives anonymous gift of 170 contemporary works

9 Aug 2019
Ai Weiwei photographed in May 2018..

Chinese authorities demolish Ai Weiwei’s studio

Plus: Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art rediscovers ten Picasso works in its collection | Russia appoints Steven Seagal as a cultural envoy | and recommended reading

6 Aug 2018

Ai Weiwei prevented from boarding flight to Brazil

Plus: Omer Fast responds to critics of his New York show | Pyotr Pavlensky goes on hunger strike following incarceration | and Fernando Mignoni to open gallery on Manhattan’s Upper East Side

19 Oct 2017

Ai Weiwei joins campaign for Edward Snowden to be pardoned

Plus: Kamiar Maleki to direct Contemporary Istanbul 2017 | Michał Siarek wins New East Photo Prize | and recommended reading

2 Dec 2016

Ai Weiwei dropped from Yinchuan Biennale in China

Plus: Five Lancashire museums to be mothballed while negotiations to keep them running continue | UK government agrees to extend financial guarantee for ‘Garden Bridge’ | and Prince’s Paisley Park house to open as museum

26 Aug 2016
He Xie, (2011), Ai Weiwei.

Ai Weiwei. Libero

Palazzo Strozzi in Florence will present Italy’s first major retrospective dedicated to one of the world’s most celebrated and influential contemporary artists

Palazzo Strozzi, Florence

Ai Weiwei, Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads: Gold

This installation consists of a dozen gilded bronze sculptures representing the animal symbols from the traditional Chinese zodiac. Chinese contemporary artist…

Nevada Museum of Art

Ai Weiwei

translocation – transformation ‘Everything is art. Everything is politics’, says Ai Weiwei (born in 1957), one of the world’s most…

Belvedere, Vienna
Ai Weiwei shows the world his passport via Instagram.

Andy Warhol | Ai Weiwei

This major international exhibition features two of the most significant artists of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries: Andy Warhol and Ai…

National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

Ai Weiwei Criticises UK Politicians Over Human Rights

Art News Daily : 12 November

12 Nov 2015

Ai Weiwei vs Lego

Danish toymaker Lego has discovered it doesn’t pay to cross Ai Weiwei…

26 Oct 2015

Ai Weiwei to Pen Autobiography

Art News Daily : 15 October

15 Oct 2015

Ai Weiwei

Circle of Animals / Zodiac Heads: Gold Renowned Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei (b. 1957) took as his inspiration…

Phoenix Art Museum

Ai Weiwei: A Chinese Artist Abroad

The Chinese dissident artist has made it to the UK. Is it time now to let his art do the talking?

16 Sep 2015

Ai Weiwei Discusses UK Visa Problems

Art News Daily : 14 September

14 Sep 2015

Ai Weiwei

This major survey of the Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei – the first in the UK – presents his most important works…

Royal Academy of Arts, London

Ai Weiwei Returns to Public Life

Art News Daily : 3 September

3 Sep 2015
Ai Weiwei shows the world his passport via Instagram.

Gallery: Ai Weiwei at the Royal Academy

Preview the works that will go on display at the Royal Academy this autumn

27 Jul 2015
Ai Weiwei shows the world his passport via Instagram.

Ai Weiwei’s returned passport is a coup for the RA

What will the freedom to travel mean for his art?

22 Jul 2015

Ai Weiwei at Blenheim Palace

Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire

Ai Weiwei: According to What?

Brooklyn Museum of Art

Ai Weiwei in the Chapel

Yorkshire Sculpture Park