Art a GoGo Podcast #58 – Where is Ai Weiwei?

Show Notes:
Click here to Listen to the MP3 of podcast #58
(30.44 minutes)

Art News

Liu Bolin
Chinese Artist Attempts To Blend In … Literally

Ai Weiwei Controversy – Abducted by Chinese Government

Ai Weiwei bio (Wikipedia)
– Ai Weiwei: Sunflower Seeds, Turbine Hall, Tate Modern, London
– Chinese artist Ai Weiwei held for ‘economic crimes’
– Art World denounces Ai Weiwei’s disappearance
– Students at Harvard Demonstrate Support for Detained Artist Ai Weiwei
Free Chinese Artist, says bold sign at UK Gallery
Museums Press for the Release of Ai Weiwei
Chinese Baffled by Support for Imprisoned Activist Ai Weiwei
– Why Ai Weiwei Matters
Call for the release of Ai Weiwei [petition from]

Book Review

People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks, 2008


Rooms with a View: The Open Window in the 19th Century
Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC
April 5 – July 4, 2011
-> Go to the CF ‘Connections’ link on left side of website

Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty
Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC
May 4 – July 31, 2011

Shirin Neshat: Passage
Nevada Museum of Art, Reno
June 4, 2011 – January 8, 2012

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