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New York — Liu Wei: “180 Faces” at Sean Kelly Through June 16th, 2018

Friday, June 15th, 2018

Ai Weiwei Calls for Release of Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo by Chinese Authorities

Tuesday, July 11th, 2017

New York – Liu Shiyuan: “Isolated Above, Connected Down” at Tanya Bonakdar Through April 21st, 2018

Sunday, April 8th, 2018

New York – Ai Weiwei: “According to What?” at the Brooklyn Museum Through August 10th, 2014

Sunday, August 10th, 2014

Taipei, Taiwan: Ai Weiwei 'Ai Weiwei, Absent' at Taipei Fine Arts Museum through January 29, 2012

Thursday, January 19th, 2012

AO Breaking News: Ai Weiwei in good health under "form of house arrest," receives visit from his wife

Monday, May 16th, 2011

AO News Summary – Artist and Activist Ai Weiwei detained in Bejing Airport and is still missing

Monday, April 4th, 2011

Go See – London: The Unilever Series, Ai Weiwei's "Sunflower Seeds" at Tate Modern through May 2nd 2011

Wednesday, December 29th, 2010

AO On-Site – Venice: “May You Live in Interesting Times,” the 58th Venice Biennale, May 10th – 24th, 2019

Friday, May 10th, 2019

AO Preview – New York: Armory Week, March 3rd – 8th, 2015

Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

AO On Site Fair Recap: Art Basel 2014, June 19th-22nd, 2014

Sunday, June 22nd, 2014

AO On-Site: Frieze New York at Randall’s Island – May 9th-11th, 2014

Sunday, May 11th, 2014

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012

With a sweeping survey of Chinese contemporary art, Charles Saatchi opens much anticipated new gallery in Duke of York Headquarters Building, Chelsea, London

Wednesday, October 8th, 2008

AO Preview – Hong Kong: Art Basel Hong Kong at Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Center, March 23rd – 25th, 2017

Monday, March 20th, 2017

AO Preview – Hong Kong: Art Basel Hong Kong at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center, March 22nd-26th, 2016

Monday, March 21st, 2016

AO Preview – Basel, Switzerland: Art Basel Art Fair, June 18th-21st, 2015

Monday, June 15th, 2015

Shanghai’s Long Museum Founders Interviewed in Financial Times

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

AO Preview – Art Basel Hong Kong, May 15th – 18th, 2014

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

New York – “Regarding Warhol: Sixty Artists, Fifty Years” At the Metropolitan Museum of Art Through December 31st, 2012

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

Kassel: Quinquennial exhibition dOCUMENTA (13) opens in Kassel on June 9th, to run through September 16th, 2012

Monday, June 11th, 2012

Living Artists

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

Don’t Miss – New York: “Chaos and Classicism” at the Guggenheim through January 9th, 2011

Wednesday, January 5th, 2011

AO On Site: 6th Berlin Biennial for Contemporary Art: La Monnaie Vivante after Pierre Klossowski, staged by Pierre Bal-Blanc

Friday, July 2nd, 2010
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Paintings By Queen Victoria Head to Auction in London

January 20th, 2023

A rare pair of floral paintings by Queen Victoria will go to auction next week, expecting prices of £8,000 and £10,000, Art News reports. 
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Michael Rakowitz Proposes Gift of Fourth Plinth Statue to British Museum in Exchange for Return of Assyrian Arifacts to Iraq

January 20th, 2023

Iraqi-American artist Michael Rakowitz is proposing that the British Museum return one of its ancient Assyrian treasures to Iraq in exchange for the donation of his fourth plinth sculpture to the UK. “As I pondered my gift to the nation of Great Britain, I began to fantasise that it could be attached to a second gift: the return of one of the British Museum’s lamassu to the country of Iraq, to replace what was destroyed by Daesh [or Islamic State],” he writes in an open letter.
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Art News Traces Continued Challenges of Repatriation at The Met

January 20th, 2023

Art News has a piece this week discussing ongoing issues with repatriation at The Met, reviewing some disputed works still on view. “Once you know that someone is acquiring artifacts without looking too closely as a source, the first thing you should do is look deeper,” says Erin Thompson, an associate professor of art crime at John Jay College of Criminal Justice.
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