| Nov 19, 2012
| 8:00 AM
Renowned sculptor Anish Kapoor has joined the "Gangnam Style" bandwagon with a new video that he is creating to show his support for fellow artist Ai Weiwei.
Ai made his own "Gangnam Style" video earlier this month. Kapoor told the BBC News that Ai's...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 10:52 AM
Sculptor Anish Kapoor has released his "Gangnam Style" video, a human-rights themed take on the popular music video by South Korean pop star Psy. The video features cameo appearances by museum staff across the world, including staff from the Los Angeles...
| May 10, 2012
| 8:15 AM
The ongoing tax case of Ai Weiwei has taken a significant step forward this week. The Chinese artist has told reporters that he will be allowed to challenge the legality of a $2.4-million tax bill in court.
Ai claims that the Beijing tax office...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 8:05 AM
The annual ArtReview Power 100 list is out and this year's ranking of the art world's most influential and powerful people features a woman in the No. 1 spot for the first time.
Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, the curator at Documenta (13) in Germany,...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 12:12 PM
One media zeitgeist meets another in a new video posted by artist Ai Weiwei showing himself dancing "Gangnam Style." Ai tweeted the video of himself on Wednesday dancing in the style of Korean pop star Psy's popular music video, which has become an...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 6:52 AM
Lebbeus Woods, the conceptual architect whose work had a wide-ranging influence on the science-fiction genre, died this week in New York at 72. Woods, who taught at Cooper Union, was noted for his experimental designs that evoked futuristic worlds and...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 6:47 AM
China has reportedly withdrawn its delegation from a documentary film festival in Britain in reaction to the festival's screening of a new movie about Ai Weiwei, the artist and political activist who has repeatedly found himself in trouble with Chinese...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 10:35 AM
Ai Weiwei has said that police in Beijing are preventing him from attending a scheduled court hearing regarding his ongoing tax case with the Chinese government. The artist told reporters this week that members of the police have positioned themselves...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 12:10 PM
Ai Weiwei marked a year on Thursday since he was released from imprisonment, saying that he is still forbidden from traveling abroad and continues to face pressure from the Chinese government. The outspoken artist was placed in secret detention last...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 3:14 PM
Ai Weiwei isn't able to leave Beijing because of his ongoing legal battles with the Chinese government, but the world comes to him. The artist is keeping busy with projects that include a planned heavy-metal album and a new movie.
Ai's debut album...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 8:00 AM
A new play about artist Ai Weiwei's secret detention in 2011 will premiere in April in London. Written by British playwright Howard Brenton, "#aiww: The Arrest of Ai Weiwei" is set to open at the Hampstead Theatre.
The title of the play is a reference...