Tag results for: Ai Wei Wei

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Ai Weiwei – Dissident Chinese Artist Released After 81 Days In Jail

  In a surprising move today, the police department in Beijing released dissident artist Ai Weiwei after 81 days of incarceration. A staunch critic of the Communist regime in China presented in both his artworks and his outspoken nature, the Chinese authority arrested Ai back in April … READ MORE

Kobe Bryant Stars In Chinese Smart Car Fortwo Brabus Commercial

Kobe Bryant Stars In Chinese Smart Car Fortwo Brabus Commercial

It’s an interesting time for China and art – the most famous contemporary Chinese artist, Ai Weiwei, along with his wife and eight employees, has been essentially kidnapped and is being held in secrecy by the government. China is also making a huge global play to overhaul … READ MORE

Tate Modern – Ai Weiwei 100 Million Porcelain Sunflower Seeds Exhibtion Shuts Down

To Ai Weiwei’s 100 million porcelain sunflower seeds, we hardly knew you… Just a few days after it opened, officials at London’s Tate Modern made the difficult to close the vast installation by Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei. The work, simply titled “Sunflower Seeds“, encompassed 100 million … READ MORE

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Ai Wei Wei x COMME des GARçONS – Dover Street Market Window | Closer Look

Yesterday we announced the special Rei Kawakubo designed window at Dover Street Market for commemorating Ai Wei Wei’s exhibition opening at Tate Modern, and today, we get a better look at the windows which boast T-shirts, art and Ai Wei Wei’s signature tweet slogans that have been … READ MORE

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Ai Wei Wei x COMME des GARçONS – Dover Street Market Window + T-Shirt Collection

Chinese contemporary artist, Ai Wei Wei, has recently opened an exhibition at Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall, and in celebration of the show, Rei Kawakubo’s COMME des GARÇONS has partnered up with the artist to rework the coveted Dover Street Market window space for the artist. The window space … READ MORE