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Ai Weiwei says film fundraising push misuses name

Ai Weiwei says film fundraising push misuses name FILE – In this May 22, 2013 file photo, Chinese artist Ai Weiwei speaks to journalists at his studio in Beijing, China. The Chinese dissident artist says he was misled in lending his name and image to an independent science-fiction film that sought to … Full News […]

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According to What? The Ai Weiwei Retrospective in Washington DC

According to What? The Ai Weiwei Retrospective in Washington DC Ai Weiwei helped inspire the geometrical design of the celebrated "Bird's Nest" that helped symbolize the 2008 Beijing Olympics. In background and bottom: images of the Olympic Stadium, 2005-08; from left to right, Divina Proportione, 2006; F-Size, 2011. Full News here – Read more on […]

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Ai Weiwei: I Won't Pay

Ai Weiwei: I Won't Pay Artist Ai Weiwei said he would refuse to pay the remainder of a $ 2.4 million fine for tax evasion after a Beijing court rejected his appeal on Thursday, setting the stage for another possible showdown between the media-savvy dissident and Chinese … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Artist Ai Weiwei 'Never Sorry' For Exposing China's Oppression

Artist Ai Weiwei 'Never Sorry' For Exposing China's Oppression The man China wants silenced spoke exclusively with "Nightline" at his studio and home located in a Beijing art district, where he said he fears there will be a knock at the door at "any moment." Weiwei speaks fluent English and once lived in the … […]

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Documentary on Ai Weiwei is story of art — and art of dissent

Documentary on Ai Weiwei is story of art — and art of dissent After graduating from Brown University in 2006, Alison Klayman headed to Beijing with little more than a desire to learn Mandarin and to work as a journalist. Although she modestly describes her path to filmmaker as “a coincidence,” it's the hallmark … […]

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Beijing court rejects appeal from artist Ai Weiwei – YAHOO!

BEIJING (AP) — A Beijing court has rejected an appeal by artist and government critic Ai Weiwei against a more than $ 2 million fine for tax evasion. Ai, who was detained by Chinese authorities for three months last year, was barred from the court where … Full News here – Beijing – Bing News

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Beijing court rejects appeal from artist Ai Weiwei – nola.com

BEIJING (AP) — A Beijing court on Friday rejected artist Ai Weiwei’s appeal of a more than $ 2 million fine for tax evasion, a case he says is part of an intimidation campaign to stop him from criticizing the government. Ai, an internationally renowned … Full News here – Beijing – Bing News

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Chinese court upholds Ai Weiwei tax fine – YAHOO!

BEIJING (Reuters) – A Chinese court on Friday upheld a $ 2.4 million fine for tax evasion against the country’s most famous dissident, Ai Weiwei, after barring him from attending the hearing, in a case that critics accuse Beijing of using to muzzle the … Full News here – Beijing – Bing News

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Beijing court rejects appeal from artist Ai Weiwei – San Francisco Gate

BEIJING (AP) — A Beijing court has rejected an appeal by artist and government critic Ai Weiwei against a more than $ 2 million fine for tax evasion. Ai, who was detained by Chinese authorities for three months last year, was barred from the court where … Full News here – Beijing – Bing News

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