By CHRIS BUCKLEY and ADAM WU December 2, 2015
The artist “Brother Nut” vacuuming the dust near the Beijing National Stadium on Nov. 15, Day 87 of his project to turn the city’s pollution into a tangible brick.
Beijing has been swamped for days in a beige-gray miasma of smog, bringing coughs and rasping, hospitals crowded from respiratory ailments, a midday sky so dim that it Continue reading
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Chinese artist Ai Weiwei poses for photographers during a photocall for his exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts in London, Britain September 15, 2015. REUTERS/Neil Hall
LONDON | BY MICHAEL RODDY
Chinese artist Ai Weiwei poses for photographers during a photocall for his exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts in London, Britain September 15, 2015.
Dissident artist Ai Weiwei has had his run-ins with Continue reading
Shanghai artist Dai Jianyong demonstrates the ‘Chrysanthemum Face’ in an undated photo.
Photo courtesy of Dai Jianyong
Authorities in Shanghai are holding an outspoken artist and street photographer after he posted satirical images of China’s president online, his lawyer told RFA, Continue reading
BY WILLIAM WAN May 31
In 2006, Liu Yi began painting in secret faces meant to represent those killed in the 1989 crackdown. For years, he said, he showed the work to no one except his wife and a handful of close friends, not wanting to alienate dealers for his Continue reading