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Ai Weiwei

Ai Weiwei

A New Lawsuit Could Make Mary Boone’s Art-World Comeback Even Harder

Art dealer Mary Boone’s legal troubles have been well-documented over the past few years. She is currently serving a 30-month sentence for tax fraud at Danbury Federal Correctional Institution in Connecticut, after agreeing to pay more than $3 million in taxes owed. But new allegations of financial impropriety emerged this…
bubmag
February 27, 2020
Ai Weiwei

Berlin to screen films by Chinese dissident-activist Ai Weiwei

This February, Ai Weiwei will screen some of his most controversial films in Berlin. © Image Courtesy of the Babylon TheatreBERLIN: The Babylon Theatre will be screening more than 50 films made over the past two decades by the Chinese dissident and activist, or others, about his work. The films…
bubmag
February 19, 2020
Ai Weiwei

Waterless beauty, ecopolitics and more

Meme campaigning, democratic art, interactive education. –Forgo is a new mix-it-yourself waterless beauty brand that cuts down on carbon emissions and plastic waste. Via Dezeen. –France has introduced a raft of environmental policies under the new French Office of Biodiversity, including a protected nature reserve surrounding Mont Blanc to cute…
bubmag
February 14, 2020
Ai Weiwei

Ai Weiwei creates new artwork for German DIY brand Hornbach

Ai Weiwei has created the artwork Safety Jackets Zipped the Other Way from products that can all be bought from Hornbach stores (and probably in fact from other DIY stores around the world). The artwork can be made in multiple different versions, depending on the space you have or the…
bubmag
February 13, 2020