Ai Weiwei

Biography

Born in Beijing, China, 1957.


EDUCATION
Enrolled in Beijing Film Academy, 1978. Lived in NYC, NY, 1981-1993.
Parsons School of Design, 1983.
Returned to China, 1993.

Founded China Art Archives and Warehouse, Beijing, China, 1994.

Lives in Beijing, China.


SELECTED SOLO SHOWS

1982
Asian Foundation, San Francisco, California.

1988
Old Shoes, Safe Sex, Art Waves Gallery, NYC, NY.

2003
Galerie Urs Meile, Lucerne, Switzerland.

2004
Kunsthalle Bern, Bern, Switzerland.
Caermersklooster-Provinciaal Centrum voor Kunst & Cultuur, Ghent, Belgium.
Robert Miller Gallery, NYC, NY.

2006
Fragments, Galerie Urs Meile, Beijing, China.

2007
Fragments, Art Unlimited, Art 38 Basel, Basel, Switzerland.

2008
Illumination, Mary Boone Gallery, NYC, NY.
Gallery Hyundai, Seoul, South Korea.
‘Through’ and Video Work ‘Fairytale’, Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation, Sydney, Australia.
Ai Weiwei: Under Construction, Campbelltown Arts Centre, Sydney, Australia.

2009
Ai Weiwei: According to What? Mori Art Muyseum, Tokyo, Japan.
So Sorry, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany.
World Map, Galleri Faurschou, Beijing, China.

2010
Barely Something, Museum DKM/Galerie DKM, Duisburg, Germany.
Ai Weiwei: Dropping the Urn, Ceramic Works 5000 BCE–2010 CE, Arcadia University Art Gallery, Glenside, Pennsylvania.
Ai Weiwei: Dropping the Urn, Ceramic Works 5000 BCE–2010 CE. Museum of Contemporary Craft, Portland, Oregon.
The Unilever Series: Ai Weiwei, Turbine Hall, Tate Modern, London, England.
Galerie Urs Meile, Lucerne, Switzerland.
Galleri Faurschou, Copenhagen, Denmark.

2011
Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads, Pulitzer Fountain at Grand Army Plaza, NYC, NY.
Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads, Somerset House, London, England.
Lisson Gallery, London, England.
Ai Weiwei – Sunflower Seeds, Kunsthalle Marcel Duchamp, Cully, Switzerland.
Ai Weiwei: Interlacing, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur, Switzerland.
Ai Weiwei: Art/Architecture, Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz, Austria.
Ai Weiwei: Interlacing, Kunsthaus Graz, Graz, Austria.
Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California.
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark.

2012
Sunflower Seeds, Mary Boone Gallery, NYC, NY.
Magasin 3 Stockholm Konsthalle, Stockholm, Sweden.
Perspectives: Ai Weiwei, Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Washington, DC.
Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads: Gold, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, San Diego, California.
Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC.
Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads: Gold, Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, Montréal, Canada.
Ai Weiwei: According to What?, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC.
Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads, Hermann Park, Houston, Texas.
Ai Weiwei: Interlacing, Jeu de Paume, Paris, France.
Forge, Mary Boone Gallery, NYC, NY. (Fifth Avenue and Chelsea)

2013
Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel.
Ai Weiwei: Resistencia y tradición, Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo, Seville, Spain.
Ai Weiwei: According to What?, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, Indiana.
Ai Weiwei: According to What?, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada.
Ai Weiwei: According to What?, Pérez Art Museum Miami, Miami, Florida.
Ai Weiwei – Disposition, Zuecca Project Space, Giudecca and Church of Sant’ Antonin, Venice, Italy.

2014
Ai Weiwei: According to What?, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York.
Lisson Gallery, London, England.
@Large: Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz, Alcatraz Island, San Francisco, California.
Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads: Bronze, Museo Nacional de Antropologia, Mexico City, Mexico.
Ai Weiwei at Blenheim Palace, Blenheim Art Foundation, Oxfordshire, England.
Galerie Urs Meile, Lucerne, Switzerland.

2015
Ai Weiwei: Ruptures, Faurschou Foundation, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Wang Family Ancestral Hall, Tang Contemporary Art/Galleria Continua, Beijing, China.
Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads: Bronze, CAC Málaga, Málaga, Spain.
Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads: Bronze, Musée du Louvre, Paris, France.
Royal Academy of Arts, London, England.
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia. (with Andy Warhol)

2016
Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads: Bronze, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (with Andy Warhol)
Ai Weiwei: translocation - transformation, 21er Haus, Vienna, Austria.
Ai Weiwei. Libero, Palazzo Strozzi, Florence, Italy.
Galerie Max Hetzler, Paris, France.
Laundromat, Jeffrey Deitch, NYC, NY.
Ai Weiwei 2016: Roots and Branches, Lisson Gallery, NYC, NY.
Ai Weiwei 2016: Roots and Branches, Mary Boone Gallery, NYC, NY. (Fifth Avenue and Chelsea) 

Ai Weiwei: Fondation, Lisson Gallery, London, England. 

2017
Ai Weiwei at Meijer Gardens: Natural State, Meijer Gardens, Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Ai Weiwei. Law of the Journey, National Gallery in Prague, Prague, Czech Republic.
#AiWeiwei, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, Illinois.
Ai Weiwei: Maybe, Maybe Not, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel.     
Ai Weiwei: Trace, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC.

Good Fences Make Good Neighbors, Public Art Fund, NYC, NY. 


SELECTED GROUP SHOWS

1979
The Stars First Exhibition, Beijing, China.

1980
The Stars Second Exhibition, National Gallery, Beijing, China.

1986
China’s New Expression, Municipal Gallery, NYC, NY.
Chinese Avant-Garde Art, Vassar College Gallery, Poughkeepsie, New York.

1987
The Star of Harvard, Fairbank Center, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

1989
The Star: Ten Years, Hanart Gallery, Hong Kong, Taipai, Taiwan, and Paris, France.

1994
Contemporary Chinese Art, Göteborgs Konstmuseum, Göteborg, Sweden.

1996
Peter Ludwig Collection, Koln, Germany.

1999
Innovations Part I, China Art Archives and Warehouse, Beijing, China.
d’Apertutto, La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy.

2000
Fuck Off, Xi Suzhouhe 1133, Shanghai, China.

2001
Take Part I, Galerie Urs Meile, Lucerne, Switzerland.
Take Part II, Galerie Urs Meile, Lucerne, Switzerland.

2002
China – Tradition und Moderne, Ludwig Galerie Schloss Oberhausen, Oberhausen, Germany.

2003
New Zone: Chinese Art, Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, Poland.

2004
Between Past and Future: New Photography and Video from China, International Center of Photography, NYC, NY.
Regeneration: Contemporary Chinese Art from China and the US, Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, Massachusetts.
Persona 3, China Art Archives and Warehouse, Beijing, China.
Silknet, Galerie Urs Meile, Lucerne, Switzerland.

2005
Herzog & de Meuron, Tate Modern, London, England.
Between Past and Future: New Photography and Video from China, International Center of Photography and Asia Society, NYC, NY.
Guangzhou Triennale, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China.

2006
15th Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, Australia.
China Now: Faszination einer Weltveränderung, Sammlung Essl, Klosterneuburg/Vienna, Austria.
That is not for you – Diskurse der Skulptur, Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Vienna, Austria.
Art in Motion, Shanghai Museum of Contemporary Art, Shanghai, China.

2007
Metamorphosis: The Generation of Transformation in Chinese Contemporary Art, Tampere Art Museum, Tampere, Finland.
China Welcomes You… Desires, Struggles, New Identities, Kunsthaus Graz, Graz, Austria.
We are the Future, 2nd Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Former Lenin Museum, Moscow, Russia.
The Real Thing: Contemporary Art from China, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, England.
Documenta 12, Museum Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany.

2008
Reconstruction #3: The Artists’ Playground, Sudeley Castle, Winchcombe, Gloucestershire, England. Mahjong: Contemporary Chinese Art from the Sigg Collection, Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, California.

2009
A Tribute to Ron Warren, Mary Boone Gallery, NYC, NY.
Pete and Repeat: Works from the Zabludowicz Collection, Project Space 176, London, England.
Beg Borrow and Steal. Rubell Family Collection, Miami, Florida.

2010
Contemplating the Void, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, NYC, NY.
Rem(a)inders, Galleria Continua, Beijing, China.

2011
Staging Action: Performance in Photography Since 1960, The Museum of Modern Art, NYC, NY.
I Promise to Love You: Caldic Collection, Kunsthal Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
The Last Freedom – From the Pioneers of Land-Art of the 1960s to Nature in Cyberspace, Ludwig Museum, Koblenz, Germany.
Shanshui: Poetry Without Sound? Landscape in Chinese Contemporary Art, Kunstmuseum Luzern, Lucerne, Switzerland.
MMK 1991-2011, 20 Jahre Gegenwart, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
Liu Wei & Ai Weiwei: Works from the Collection, Faurschau Foundation, Beijing, China.

2012
Art and Press: Kunst, Wahrheit, Wirklichkeit, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany.
Regarding Warhol: Sixty Artists, Fifty Years, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC, NY.

2013
Against the Grain: Wood in Contemporary Art, Craft and Design, Museum of Arts and Design, NYC, NY.
Out of Enlightenment, Emscherkunst Triennial Art Festival, Essen, Germany.
Ai Weiwei, Romuald Karmakar, Santu Mofokeng, Dayanita Singh, German Pavilion, La 55 Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy.
Island, Dairy Art Centre, London, England.
28 Chinese, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, Florida.
Ink Art: Past as Present in Contemporary China, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC, NY.

2014
Taiping Tianguo, A History of Possible Encounters: Ai Weiwei, Frog King Kwok, Tehching Hsieh and Martin Wong in New York, e-flux Gallery, NYC, NY.
Personal Choice: Collectors’ Selections from their own Collections, Garage Center for Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia.
Grip Friheten! Take Liberty!, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo, Norway.

2015
ArtZuid 2015, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

2016
Megacities Asia, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts.

Landscapes After Ruskin: Redefining the Sublime, Hall Art Foundation, Reading, Vermont.

2017

Art and China after 1989: Theater of the World, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, NYC, NY.


SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

Colonnello, Nataline, Beyond the Checkmate, ART ASIA PACIFIC, Spring 2004, pp. 52-58.

Jun, Jun, No Frontiers – The Artwork of Ai Weiwei, ARTCO, May 2006, pp. 220-221.

Cripps, Charlotte, Explosive energy from the East, THE INDEPENDENT (London), 19 March 2007.

Tinari, Philip, A Kind of True Living, ARTFORUM, Summer 2007, pp. 452-459.

Cotter, Holland, Asking Serious Questions In a Very Quiet Voice, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 22 June 2007, pp. E29-E30.

Coggins, David, Ai Weiwei’s Humane Conceptualism, ART IN AMERICA, September 2007, pp. 118-125.

Ai, Weiwei, Production Notes: Ai Weiwei, ARTFORUM, October 2007, p. 324.

Pollack, Barbara, Art’s New Superpower, VANITY FAIR, December 2007, pp. 318-330.

Pasternack, Alex, Reluctant Return for a Beijing Provocateur, THE NEW YORK SUN, 7 March 2008, p. 18.

Meyer, James, et al, Art and Its Markets: A Roundtable Discussion, ARTFORUM, April 2008, pp. 292-303.

Staff, Galleries – Chelsea: Ai Weiwei, THE NEW YORKER, 7 April 2008, p. 12.

Baker, R.C., Best in Show/Ai Weiwei: ‘Illumination’, THE VILLAGE VOICE, 9 April 2008, p. 56.

Pollack, Barbara, Ai Weiwei, ‘Illumination’, TIME OUT NEW YORK, 10 April 2008, p. 75.

Jasper, Adam, Critical Mass: Ai Weiwei, ART REVIEW, May 2008, Cover, pp. 52-63.

Vine, Richard, and Ai Weiwei, The Way We Were, The Way We Are, ART IN AMERICA, June 2008, pp. 99-102.

Boucher, Brian, Ai Weiwei at Mary Boone, ART IN AMERICA, June 2008, p. 187.

Staff, Mary Boone Gallery: Ai Weiwei, ART EXIT (Beijing), June 2008, p. 119.

Kelley, Jeff, Look Back, ARTFORUM, September 2008, pp. 107-108.

Edwards, Meghan, What Was Up in 2008, INTERIOR DESIGN, December 2008, pp. 196-243.

Kóvskaya, Maya, Ai Weiwei: New York Photographs 1983-1993, ART REVIEW, March 2009, p. 149.

Barboza, David, Artist Defies Web Censors In a Rebuke Of China, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 20 March 2009, pp. A6-A10.

Chinnery, Colin, Previews: Tokyo/Ai Weiwei, ARTFORUM, May 2009, p. 174.

Gill, Chris, Ai Weiwei Assaulted, THE ART NEWSPAPER, September 2009, p. 9.

Frazier, David, Ai Weiwei’s Year of Living Dangerously, ART IN AMERICA, October 2009, p. 28.

Staff, The Power 100: (43) Ai Weiwei, ART REVIEW, November 2009, p. 102.

Wines, Michael, China’s Impolitic Artist, Still Waiting to Be Silenced, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 28 November 2009, p. A6.

Gill, Chris, Artist, activist and social campaigner – meet the man brutally assaulted by Chinese police, THE ART NEWSPAPER, January 2010, p. 37.

Kelley, Jeff, Ai Weiwei/Haus der Kunst, Munich, ARTFORUM, March 2010, pp. 236-239.

Osnos, Evan, Profiles: It’s Not Beautiful, THE NEW YORKER, 24 May 2010, pp. 54-63.

Smith, Roberta, At Tate Modern, Seeds of Discontent by the Ton, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 19 October 2010, pp. C1-C2.

Itzkoff, Dave, Artist to ‘Celebrate’ Studio’s Demolition, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 4 November 2010, p. C2.

Wines, Michael, Chinese Police Confine Artist and Activist to His Beijing Home, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 6 November 2010, p. A4.

Wong, Edward, Chinese Authorities Raze an Artist’s Studio, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 13 January 2011, p. A6.

Gluckman, Ron, The Art of Social Advocacy, THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, 25 January 2011, p. D7.

Pogrebin, Robin, Detained Chinese Artist’s New York Project Will Go On, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 5 April 2011, p. C3.

Cotter, Holland, An Artist Takes Role Of China’s Conscience, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 6 April 2011, pp. C1, C7.

Singer, Mark, Public Works: Gone Missing, THE NEW YORKER, 18 April 2011, pp. 47-48.

Gopnik, Blake, Omnivore, NEWSWEEK, 18 April 2011, pp. 50-52.

Ramzy, Austin, The Activist Artist of China, TIME MAGAZINE, 25 April 2011, pp. 34-36.

Pollack, Barbara, Crossing the Line in China, ART NEWS, May 2011, pp. 86-91.

Huntsman, Jon, The Time 100: Ai Weiwei/The Conscience of China, TIME MAGAZINE, 2 May 2011, p. 75.

Smith, Roberta, 12 Heads Do the Talking for a Silenced Artist, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 5 May 2011, pp. C1, C5.

Kilgannon, Corey, Before Fame, Cheap Tourist Portraits, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 14 May 2011, p. A20.

Wong, Edward, China Frees Artist Held For Months, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 23 June 2011, pp. A4, A7.

Jacobs, Andrew, Now Free, a Chinese Dissident Muzzles Himself, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 24 June 2011, p. A6.

Aletti, Vince, Critic’s Notebook: Ai’s Eye, THE NEW YORKER, 25 July 2011, p. 10.

Pollack, Maika, A Chinese Man in New York, THE NEW YORK OBSERVER, 1 August 2011, p. 38.

Cotter, Holland, A Beijing Bohemian in the East Village, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 29 July 2011, pp. C23-C24.

Bradsher, Keith, Chinese Artist Confirms Details Of Detention, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 12 August 2011, p. A10.

Ryzik, Melena, Dissident Creates By Remote Control, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 13 October 2011, pp. C1-C2.

Solway, Diane, Enforced Disappearance, W MAGAZINE, November 2011, pp. Cover, 144-151.

Staff, Power 100: 1 - Ai Weiwei, ART REVIEW, November 2011, p. 108.

Fish, Isaac Stone, The Voice of Treason, NEWSWEEK, 21 November 2011, pp. 52-56.

Camille, J.J., At Home with Ai Weiwei, ART IN AMERICA, January 2012, pp. 66-69.

Smith, Roberta, Ai Weiwei, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 13 January 2012, p. C29.

Knutsen, Elise, The Transom: Seedy Scene, THE NEW YORK OBSERVER, 16 January 2012, p. A5.

Halle, Howard, Ai Weiwei, Sunflower Seeds, TIME OUT NEW YORK, 19 January 2012, pp. 33-34.

Plagens, Peter, Sowing Seeds of Discussion, THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, 21-22 January 2012, p. A20.

Staff, Ai Weiwei, THE NEW YORKER, 30 January 2012, p. 9.

Wong, Edward, First a Black Hood, Then 81 Captive Days For an Artist in China, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 27 May 2012, p. 10.

Ai, Weiwei, China excluded its people from the Olympics. London is different, THE GUARDIAN (London), 25 July 2012, Section G2, p. 18.

Ai, Weiwei, Media Study: Ai Weiwei, ARTFORUM, September 2012, p. 511.

Stevens, Mark, China's Most Dangerous Man, SMITHSONIAN, September 2012, pp. 54-60.

Rabkin, April, The Visionaries 2012: Ai Weiwei, CONDÉ NAST TRAVELER, September 2012, pp. 164-165.

Smith, Roberta, Going Beyond Marquee Names On Museum Walls, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 9 September 2012, pp. 66, 82.

Ai, Weiwei, Ai Weiwei: 'China's art world does not exist', THE GUARDIAN (London), 10 September 2012, Section G2, p. 10.

Wong, Edward, Chinese Dissident Artist Says the Authorities Still Have His Passport, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 26 September 2012, p. A8.

Amer, Kareem, et al, Ai Weiwei Must Be the Strongest Man in China, The WALL STREET JOURNAL, 5 October 2012, p. A11.

Ramzy, Austin, The Artist Who Can’t Leave China: An Interview with Ai Weiwei, TIME MAGAZINE, 7 October 2012.

Midgette, Anne, Separating the dissident from the artist, THE WASHINGTON POST, 7 October 2012, pp. Q8-Q9.

Panero, James, The Artist Is Absent, THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, 9 October 2012, p. D5.

Smith, Roberta, The Message Over the Medium, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 12 October 2012, pp. C23, C26.

Schjeldahl, Peter, Challenging Work, THE NEW YORKER, 22 October 2012, pp. 84-85.

Lacayo, Richard, Cultural Revolution: Ai Weiwei revives what China forgets, TIME MAGAZINE, 29 October 2012, pp. 66-69.

Cohen, Patricia, Putting a Fresh Spin On the Familiar, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 28 October 2012, pp. 22, 24.

Staff, Galleries – Chelsea/Ai Weiwei, THE NEW YORKER, 29 October 2012, p. 21.

Lee, Don, On the trail of dissident artist; The progression of China’s Ai Weiwei is on full display at the Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum, LOS ANGELES TIMES, 5 November 2012, p. D1.

Kristof, Nicholas D., Hitting China With Humor, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 30 December 2012, p. SR15.

Rohter, Larry, He May Have Nothing to Hide, but He’s Always Under Watch, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 25 February 2013, p. C2.

Wong, Edward, Prison Was Awful, but He Likes the Video Version, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 22 May 2013, pp. C1, C4.

Wong, Edward, An Artist Depicts His Demons, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 27 May 2013, pp. C1, C5.

Bollen, Christopher, Ai Weiwei, INTERVIEW, August 2013, pp. 86-95, 123-124.

Goodden, Sky, Toronto: Ai Weiwei, MODERN PAINTERS, November 2013, p. 110.

Corbett, Rachel, Ai Weiwei, ART + AUCTION, November 2013, pp. 193-196.

Finkel, Jori, Chinese Dissident Ai Weiwei to Take His Art to Alcatraz, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 3 December 2013, pp. C1, C6.

Madigan, Nick, Behind the Smashing of a Vase, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 19 February 2014, pp. C1-C2.

Cotter, Holland, ’Taiping Tianguo’, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 28 February 2014, p. C23.

Madigan, Nick, Miami Artists Rally Around Colleague Who Smashed a Star’s Vase, THE NEW YORK TIMES,
1 March 2014, pp. C1, C6.

Smith, Roberta, A Provocateur’s Medium: Outrage, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 18 April 2014, pp. C25, C31.

Ramzy, Austin, Arts, Briefly: Ai Weiwei Erased From Shanghai Show, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 30 April 2014, p. C3.

Halle, Howard, ’Ai Weiwei: According to What?’, TIME OUT NEW YORK, 1-7 May 2014, p. 36.

Ure-Smith, Jane, Constant surveillance, FINANCIAL TIMES, 31 May/1 June 2014, p. 16.

Pollack, Barbara, Cell Block Ai, ART NEWS, September 2014, pp. 48-49.

Finkel, Jori, Art Man of Alcatraz, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 21 September 2014, pp. AR1, AR23.

Moriarty, Bridget, Living an Ai Weiwei Experience, ARTINFO.COM, May 2015, pp. 16-18.

Jacobs, Andrew, Ai Weiwei and Warhol, Together Again, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 4 June 2016, pp. C1, C6.

Farrell, Aimee, 15 Minutes with Ai Weiwei, NYTIMES.COM, 17 June 2016.

Pogrebin, Robin, An Artist's Activism Turns to Migrant Misery, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 21 October 2016, p. C18.

Perrottet, Tony, Ai Weiwei, WSJ./THE WALL STREET JOURNAL MAGAZINE, 5 November 2016, pp. 138-141, 158.

Morgan, Robert C., Ai Weiwei; Art And The Human Condition, WHITEHOT MAGAZINE, November 2016.

Bui, Phong, Art in Conversation: Ai Weiwei with Phong Bui, THE BROOKLYN RAIL, December 2016/January 2017, pp. 62-66. (illus: Free Speech Puzzle, Cover, C).

Smith, Roberta, Ai Weiwei, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 9 December 2016, p. C23.

Barone, Joshua, Arts, Briefly: Ai Weiwei Installations Coming to New York, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 27 March 2017, p. C6.

Barone, Joshua, Ats, Briefly: Ai Weiwei's "Trace" Heads to the Hirshhorn, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 23 May 2017, p. C3.



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