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09.24.14 Rhett Jones

For his new exhibit opening September 27th on Alcatraz Island, embattled artist and activist Ai Weiwei has assembled 176 portraits of political prisoners and people in exile for their political beliefs — in LEGOs. Ai spent six months compiling a list of people he wanted to feature, including Edward Snowden, Reeyot Alemu and Chelsea Manning. After the list was finalized, ten designers broke […]

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10.17.13 Kyle Petreycik

Well known Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei is currently in talks with officials to create an art exhibition at Alcatraz, the former high-security prison island just off the San Francisco Bay. This isn’t too surprising seeing as the artist has previously released a heavy metal music video and exhibited several dioramas depicting his living situation […]

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