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In 2006, even if he may slightly style, China's most famed artist all started running a blog. For greater than 3 years, Ai Weiwei became out a gradual movement of scathing social statement, feedback of presidency coverage, techniques on artwork and structure, and autobiographical writings. He wrote concerning the Sichuan earthquake (and published a listing of the schoolchildren who died a result of government's "tofu-dregs engineering"), reminisced approximately Andy Warhol and the East Village paintings scene, defined the irony of being investigated for "fraud" through the Ministry of Public safeguard, made a modest thought for tax assortment. Then, on June 1, 2009, chinese language specialists close down the weblog. This e-book deals a set of Ai's infamous on-line writings translated into English -- the main whole, public documentation of the unique chinese language weblog on hand in any language.The ny occasions known as Ai "a determine of Warholian celebrity." he's a number one determine at the foreign paintings scene, a typical in museums and biennials, yet in China he's a manifold and debatable presence: artist, architect, curator, social critic, justice-seeker. He was once a specialist at the layout of the recognized "Bird's Nest" stadium yet known as for an Olympic boycott; he bought a chinese language modern paintings "lifetime fulfillment award" in 2008 yet used to be overwhelmed through the police in reference to his "citizen research" of earthquake casualties in 2009. Ai Weiwei's weblog documents Ai's ardour, his genius, his hubris, his righteous anger, and his imaginative and prescient for China.

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