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Royal Academy Announces Plans for Ai Weiwei Retrospective

Sunday, October 12th, 2014

San Francisco – Ai Weiwei: “Large” at Alcatraz Island Through April 26th, 2015

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

Ai Weiwei Readies Alcatraz Show

Monday, September 22nd, 2014

Ai Weiwei Makes Presence Felt for Blenheim Palace Retrospective UK While Under House Arrest

Friday, August 29th, 2014

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

Sunday, August 10th, 2014

Ai Weiwei’s Lawyer, Human Rights Activist Pu Zhiqiang, Detained

Friday, June 20th, 2014

Ai Weiwei to Premiere “Hidden” Artwork in Poland Next Month

Thursday, June 19th, 2014

Ai Weiwei Supports New Digital Arts Website “The Space”

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

Ai Weiwei Launches Mysterious “Leg-Gun” Meme

Saturday, June 14th, 2014

London – Ai Weiwei at Lisson Gallery Through July 19th, 2014

Friday, June 6th, 2014

Collector Christopher Tsai Plans Ai Weiwei Museum

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

Ai Weiwei Erased from Show in Shanghai

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

Berlin – Ai Weiwei: “Evidence” at Martin-Gropius Bau Through July 7th, 2014

Saturday, April 26th, 2014

New Documentary Charts Ai Weiwei’s Release from Detention

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

Ai Weiwei Prepares Trio of International Shows for Summer

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

Artists Contribute Works for Auction Benefitting Man who Smashed Ai Weiwei Vase

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

Miami Man Smashes Ai Weiwei Vase at Perez Art Museum

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

Miami – Ai Weiwei: “According to What” at Perez Art Museum Through March 16th, 2014

Monday, January 27th, 2014

Ai Weiwei To Take Over Alcatraz in 2014

Thursday, December 5th, 2013

Ai Weiwei and Olafur Eliasson Launch “Moon” Project

Saturday, November 9th, 2013

Ai Weiwei Plans Art Exhibition on Alcatraz

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

Ai Weiwei Discusses His 2011 Imprisonment, Teaching Art to his Captors

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

Ai Weiwei Designs Line of Skateboards for Sk8room

Sunday, September 29th, 2013

Ai Weiwei Releases “The Divine Comedy”

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013
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Walker Art Center to Commission Native American Artist Work

July 20th, 2018

Walker Art Center, via Art NewsThe Walker Art Center in Minneapolis will commission a Native artist to do a public artwork for the museum’s sculpture garden, a response to the controversy over artist Sam Durant’s Scaffold work. “We are extremely fortunate to be working with the expertise, knowledge, and creative thinking of this committee, who collectively will help bring an important new work of art to the Walker Art Center collection and to the Twin Cities,” says Siri Engberg, the Walker’s senior curator and director of exhibitions.
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Royal Academy Plans Show of Works by Bill Viola and Michelangelo

July 20th, 2018

Bill Viola, via The GuardianThe Royal Academy in London will mount a show of works by Bill Viola alongside works by Michelangelo, The Guardian reports. “I got out the Michelangelos for him, thinking they had much more connection with the themes that Bill had been exploring throughout his career,” Martin Clayton, the head of prints and drawings at the Royal Collection, says of a meeting years ago between Viola and himself, “and he was blown away by them.”
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Pace Appoints Whitney Ferrare Director of Hong Kong Space

July 20th, 2018

Whitney Ferrare, via Art NewsPace Gallery has appointed Whitney Ferrare senior director of its Hong Kong location, bringing her over from Gagosian’s Hong Kong space. “Pace is distinct for its long-held and dedicated engagement with the artists and collectors across Asia—having partnered with legendary dealer Leng Lin to be the first major Western gallery to open a space in Asia, launching Pace in Beijing in 2008,” Ferrare says. “It feels particularly momentous to join Pace as the gallery celebrates its 10th anniversary in Asia, now with galleries in Hong Kong and Seoul, as well as Beijing.”
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