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Your taxes are due tomorrow, champ. Aw. But don’t get sad. So, you waited ’till the last day and now you got a bureaucratic mountain of shit to scale and you feel like hiding under your bed. Don’t be a wimp. Check out Ai Weiwei: The dissident artist is suing the Chinese IRS for fining his […]

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The world’s most powerful artist is continuously watched and censored by the Chinese government. Last year, he was kidnapped and detained for 80 days last year for “tax” and “porn” reasons. Ai’s a funny guy. On the one-year anniversary of his abduction, Ai ironically installed four “surveillance” cameras in his home for streaming at WeiWeiCam.com — over his bed, over […]

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Dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei’s seeds have left London’s Tate Modern and are coming to New York’s Mary Boone Gallery this Saturday. Well, some of them — we doubt they filled Boone to the ceiling with seeds. Don’t expect to play with them either. It’s been awhile since visitors (and naked protestors) ran amok in […]

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Dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei’s seeds have left London’s Tate Modern and are coming to New York’s Mary Boone Gallery this Saturday. Well, some of them — we doubt they filled Boone to the ceiling with seeds. Don’t expect to play with them either. It’s been awhile since visitors (and naked protestors) ran amok in […]

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Pornography! Here’s latest suspiciously-timed investigation to be launched against China’s dissident artist Ai Weiwei: Ai Weiwei’s assistant Zhao Zhao has been recently interrogated by the police over this timid photo One Tiger, Eight Breasts because it’s porn, allegedly. “If they see nudity as pornography, then China is still in the Qing dynasty,” Ai tweeted. NSFW. […]

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Chinese citizens are literally throwing folded money into Ai Weiwei’s courtyard. The dissident artist who has days to pay the police $2.4 million in “taxes,” has received $830,000 in donations so far. Now, a Communist-owned paper calls electronic transfers “an example of illegal fund raising.” Uh-oh. […]

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After being given just days to pay the police $2.4 million in “taxes,” dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei says he will fight the charges “to the death” and yikes, he must mean it. Remember Ai bleeding on a hospital bed after being beaten by cops? Already, thousands of Chinese citizens have offered donations to pay […]

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Remember how the Chinese government attempted to fine dissident artist Ai Weiwei $1.85 million in alleged due “taxes and fines,” while refusing to return Ai’s confiscated company account books, lying that he admitted to tax evasion and never having officially arrested or charged him in the first place? They’ve just raised the bill a mill […]

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Chinese dissident and world’s most powerful artist Ai Weiwei has directed this W Magazine spread at Rikers Island via Skype from his studio in Beijing, because he has a good sense of humor about being kidnapped and imprisoned by the government for 80 days. The “kidnapped” and “imprisoned” model wore Alexander Wang until this happened. […]

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In spite of being on virtual house arrest in China, world’s most powerful artist Ai Weiwei has directed a cover photo shoot for W Magazine via Skype from his studio in Beijing. Inspired by Ai’s own photos of the 1980’s Tompkins Square riots, the feature stars a fashionable PYT getting kidnapped from a protest, dragged […]

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