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“Is Ai Wei Wei a political artist or an artful politician?” wondered Peter Schjeldahl in the pages of The New Yorker – he released an extremely silly video of himself mugging and dancing to the Korean pop juggernaut “Gangnam Style.” It’s not exactly the comportment one expects of the world’s foremost political artist and dissident.

http://youtu.be/4LAefTzSwWY

http://world.time.com/2012/10/07/the-artist-who-cant-leave-china-an-interview-with-ai-weiwei/#

 

LA aesthetes fight pop-art billionaire

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/jul/22/la-row-museum-of-contemporary-arts

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