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# Ai Weiwei
Artist transforms Alcatraz into tribute to political prisoners
Chinese artist Weiwei has installed a number of exhibitions into the prison.
# art power
Ai Weiwei, Pussy Riot make art world power list
Art Review magazine’s annual Power 100 list includes the Chinese and Russian dissidents in its top 100 influential figures in the art world.
Read Me: Ai Weiwei and me
Alison Klayman, director of the new documentary about controversial Chinese artist Ai Weiwei tells that his future is still very uncertain.
# Ai Weiwei
China: Artist Ai loses appeal against tax fine
Ai Weiwei – a vocal critic of China’s government – had decried the ruling, saying it an attempt to silence him.
# China
Supporters send cash to cover dissident artist Ai Weiwei's €1.7m tax bill
The Chinese artist said last week he has been issued with a tax bill and fines of 15 million yuan.
# The Taxman
China gives dissident artist Ai WeiWei a €1.7m tax bill
Chinese artists and vocal rights activist Ai WeiWei has been ordered to pay €1.7 million in alleged back taxes – a move he says is an attempt to silence him.
# China
China celebrates 90 years of the Communist Party
In a lengthy speech, president Hu Jintao gave no indication of any moves toward loosening the party’s firm grip on power
# China
China releases another dissident but is he being watched?
Hu Jia has spent three-and-a-half years in prison for allegedly planning to disrupt the 2008 Olympics.
# Gagged
Freed Ai Weiwei silenced and still followed by Chinese authorities
On his first day of freedom, the outspoken government critic said he cut his own hair.
# China
China releases dissident artist Ai Weiwei following tax 'confession'
Chinese media reports that one of the country’s leading activists has confessed to tax evasion and been released.
# China
Chinese artist Ai Weiwei allowed brief family visit after 43 days in custody
The influential and celebrated artist’s wife found him “changed” when she visited him briefly yesterday, in the first visit allowed to his family since he was arrested in Beijing in April.