Ai Weiwei’s New Yorker Profile and Upcoming Documentary

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By Steve Delahoyde Comment

If you happened to miss it, one of our favorite people to talk about because he’s so often stirring up trouble, the artist Ai Weiwei, was profiled by Evan Osnos in a piece for the New Yorker. It’s a great read, chronicling his entire career up until the precarious position(s) he’s found himself in most recently with the Chinese government. Unfortunately, the magazine currently just has the abstract for the piece up now, which you’ll need a subscription to read, but for those without (and even with), the bonus was the magazine putting up a small clip of a feature-length documentary being made about Weiwei by filmmaker Alison Klayman: