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This Art is Not For Sale

If the art cannot sell, that is fine. 

The Fundamental Incomprehensibility of Cats

The only thing I’ve benefited from cats is I don’t understand them. 

Ai Weiwei: I'm Not an Activist

Artist Ai Weiwei sees his ongoing battles with the Chinese government as a matter of personal responsibility to "look your enemy in the face and tell them what you're fighting for." 

Ai Weiwei: The Price of China's Success

Here, in a Big Think interview at his Beijing studio, Ai Weiwei discusses the challenges China faces to becoming a truly “great nation.” 

Ai Weiwei: The Internet vs. The Chinese Government

In this dispatch from Beijing, artist and political activist Ai Weiwei  explains the powerful effects of social media on political freedom in China.