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Ai Weiwei fears ‘Tiananmen’ crackdown in Hong Kong

Although most analysts consider a full-blown crackdown unlikely, fears of worse to come have hovered over Hong Kong

Ai Weiwei shows Venice Biennale his many sides

Chinese artist Ai Weiwei's three large-scale works on display at the Venice Biennale include horrifying mock-ups of his 2011 detention.

Ai Weiwei uses music to mock state power in China

A new music video released by Chinese artist Ai Weiwei mocks state power.

Gangnam Style, the Ai Weiwei way

Dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has had a tough few years, but he's still found time to create a bizarre Gangnam Style parody.

Ai Weiwei threatened with porn, bigamy charges

Chinese police say dissident artist Ai Weiwei could face investigation for bigamy and distributing pornography and barred him from travel.

Ai Weiwei: Pricking your conscience

After the vast emptiness of the Tate Modern's Turbine Hall, Ai Weiwei this week filled a London space that could hardly be more of a contrast.

Ai Weiwei told to switch off the cameras

Ai Weiwei, the Chinese activist and artist, has turned off the live feed from surveillance cameras he fitted in his home after authorities objected.

Ai Weiwei regrets contribution to Olympics

Artist Ai Weiwei has expressed his regret at contributing to China's successful hosting of the 2008 Olympics by designing the National Stadium.

Ai Weiwei’s wife questioned by Chinese police

Chinese artist Ai Weiwei says his wife has been summoned to a police station -- the latest person close to him to be taken in for questioning.

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