Ai Weiwei is one of the major artists of the independent Chinese art scene, he was artistic adviser for the Swiss architecture Herzog & de Meuron on the implementation of the Beijing National Stadium built for the 2008 Summer Olympics.
It is one of 303 Chinese intellectuals signatories of Charter 08.
In its annual ranking, the magazine Art Review has named as the most powerful of contemporary art in 2011 is:
“His activism reminded how art can reach a wide audience and connect to the real world.”
Ai Weiwei was arrested by police on 3 April 2011
and released on bail on 22 June 2011, after 81 days of confinement in an unknown location and degrading conditions
which had raised a wave of outrage across the world.
He remains on parole and can not leave Beijing without permission. (Source wikipedia ..)
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