This Mesmerizing Ai Weiwei Installation Is Made From 3,144 Bicycles

Last night in Toronto, Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei presented a new version of his incredible Forever Bicycles installation. As the centerpiece of this year's Scotiabank Nuit Blanche, the all-night contemporary art event that takes over city streets, 3,144 bicycles, the most Weiwei has used of this work to… » 10/08/13 4:41pm 10/08/13 4:41pm

China Detains Prominent Artist Ai Wei Wei Indefinitely

Chinese artist, cultural icon, and increasingly important voice of political dissent Ai Weiwei was apprehended by Chinese authorities yesterday before boarding a flight from Beijing to Hong Kong. By all accounts Ai, whose work ranges from the famed Birds Nest stadium at the Beijing Olympics to the recent 100-million… » 4/04/11 9:00pm 4/04/11 9:00pm