Ai Weiwei

Ai Weiwei’s Good Fences Make Good Neighbors Tests the Limits of Humanity

It was a Tuesday in Midtown, and the Chinese artist-activist Ai Weiwei was standing in front of a giant, golden cage as tall as a palm tree.
Dale Eisinger / October 23, 2017

Chinese Dissident Ai Weiwei Calls His President a ‘Dumbass’ in Pot-Stirring Video

Chinese political dissident and installation artist Ai Weiwei has released the first song from his previously reported forthcoming metal album. Titled "Dumbass," the track features…
Chris Martins / May 23, 2013

Inspired by Elton John, Chinese Dissident Ai Weiwei Has Made a Metal Album

Multifaceted Chinese artist and political dissident Ai Weiwei has recorded an album of hard-rock songs, and he's going to ask for Elton John's help in…
Chris Martins / March 12, 2013