13 Jun
First-ever monograph on artist, activist & cultural phenomenon

Taschen has now tow taken on Ai Weiwei for your book collection — the activist, artist of multiple disciplines, and overall hero of arts and culture in China as well as the world at large. A spokesperson for freedom in China, his works have spanned both media and causes, ranging from documentaries to music — […]


30 Sep
$1,000 collectable decks limited to only 150 boards each

Chinese artist/rabblerouser/rebel/autocrat ass burr Ai Wei Wei  joined the likes of Terry Richardson, Damien Hirst, Banksy, Takashi Murakami, Dface, Dave Kinsey and our personal favorite, ROA, by releasing his own collection of skateboard decks with the illustrious Sk8room crew. A trio of different boards were designed by Weiwei, who matched three of his better known quotes […]


7 Nov
A look behind the the controversial Chinese artist

Alison Klayman, a documentarian whose stories have been featured on Current TV, AP Television and CBC, is the woman behind the newest documentary on Ai Weiwei — the famed Chinese contemporary artist and human rights activist (and man behind the impressive Forever Bicycles exhibit). In the film Never Sorry, viewers get a look at the […]


31 Oct
An absent artist's exhibit with over 1,000 bicycles

Forever Bicycles is the centerpiece of Ai Weiwei’s new exhibit in the Taipei Fine Arts Museum. The Chinese artist, famed for previous works like Sunflower Seeds, utilizes more than 1,000 bicycles for his new work. The exhibit opened this Saturday (October 29, 2011) with the noted absence of Ai himself due to the Chinese government’s […]