Of Art and Anarchy
As all of us know art and politics intertwine frequently, and no contemporary artist knows that better than Ai Weiwei. In resistance to Weiwei’s anti-government behavior, a museum and Shanghai has removed his name and works from an exhibition highlighting the history of Contemporary Chinese art. Yes, it is true that history is written by the winners, but will Ai put up a good fight?
Check out the article released this month from the New York Times. 
http://artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/04/29/ai-weiwei-erased-from-show-in-shanghai/?_php=true&_type=blogs&ref=design&_r=0

Anna Shinbane ‘16

Of Art and Anarchy

As all of us know art and politics intertwine frequently, and no contemporary artist knows that better than Ai Weiwei. In resistance to Weiwei’s anti-government behavior, a museum and Shanghai has removed his name and works from an exhibition highlighting the history of Contemporary Chinese art. Yes, it is true that history is written by the winners, but will Ai put up a good fight?

Check out the article released this month from the New York Times.

http://artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/04/29/ai-weiwei-erased-from-show-in-shanghai/?_php=true&_type=blogs&ref=design&_r=0

Anna Shinbane ‘16

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