Ai Weiwei looks to Taiwan
By The Art Newspaper. From In The Frame
Published online: 31 December 2010
Expect political fireworks in 2011 with plans by controversial Chinese artist Ai Weiwei to mount an exhibition at Taipei Fine Arts Museum in Taiwan from October, giving the Chinese authorities another headache, no doubt. Headline-hitting Ai Weiwei, whose sunflower seeds installation is currently wowing the crowds at Tate Modern in London, was reportedly barred from leaving China earlier this month while the artist's studio in Shanghai is set to be demolished by the Chinese government.
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