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Mischievous Italian art group IOCOSE crashed Ai Weiwei’s Sunflower Seeds exhibition in London this weekend. Dressed all nice and armed with a bag of sunflower seeds and slingshots, the four artists shot a few real seeds into Ai Weiwei’s immaculate carpet-pile of hand-painted porcelain seeds. See the video of the museum intervention below. Update: Ai […]

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By the time Ai Weiwei made to his studio in the outskirts of Shanghai, 80% of it was demolished. Ai watched as the Chinese gov worker lackeys completely razed and leveled the studio yesterday. […]

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China’s most famous artist Ai Weiwei is once again in trouble with the authorities. This time, he’s been told not to leave China, especially not for Oslo, where a jailed Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo will be awarded the Novel Peace Prize next week. Ai says he wasn’t planning on going there anyway. At least they […]

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The Chinese government have majorly shat upon rebel artist Ai Weiwei’s party. No, they didn’t beat him bloody this time. With his Shanghai studio slated for demolition for criticizing the gov, Ai Weiwei planned a protest party at the studio with thousands invited over Twitter. He was put on house arrest until the party date […]

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Congratulations, Ai Weiwei. You win for most art elves! Lining a grand hall with 100,000,000 hand-painted porcelain “seeds” for Ai Weiwei’s Unilever Series at London’s Tate Museum took 1,600 Chinese artisans.  […]

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China’s leading artist and Bird’s Nest consultant, Ai Weiwei, was attacked by the police for trying to file a report about the last time he was beaten into a cerebral hemorrhage by the cops. […]

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