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Liu Xiaobo, the Chinese dissident who died Thursday, was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in absentia in Oslo, Norway, in 2010. (Berit Roald/AFP/Getty Images)

The Death of a Dissident: ChinaFile on Liu Xiaobo

Essays and reflections on the Nobel Peace laureate, who died Thursday at the age of 61. more
This exhibition marks the first time Ai Weiwei's "New York Photographs" series is being shown outside of China. Through August 14, 2011. more

Ai Weiwei: In China There Is 'No Space' for Meaningful Discussion About Architecture

"I don't think there is still an open discussion on architecture or the meaning of architecture because China is a society where decisions are made by officials." more
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Ai Weiwei: Meaningful Architecture Is 'Very Dangerous' To China's Leadership

“The discussion does not benefit who is going to be profited. So authorities doesn’t like this kind of discussion — any discussion related to aesthetics.” more

The Role of Architecture in China's Great Transformation (Complete)

The architect Jacques Herzog and the artist Ai Weiwei discussed the role of architecture in Chinese society. more

Asia Society Northern California Honors Cheryl Haines at 12th Annual Dinner

Cheryl Haines, founding executive director of the FOR-SITE Foundation and curator for the exhibition @Large: Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz is honored at Asia Society Northern California's 12th Annual Dinner. more
Sung Hyo-sook, "Requiem" (2012), at the Busan Biennale in Busan, South Korea on September 22, 2012. (elsara elsara/Flickr)

Interview: After Busan Biennale, Yale Art Historian Urges Art World to Think Local

Reflecting on his experience at the 2012 Busan Biennale in South Korea, art historian David Joselit shares his thoughts on the future of an increasingly globalized art world. more

Alison Klayman on Ai Weiwei (Complete)

Alison Klayman, director of the documentary "Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry," discusses her experience with the iconoclastic artist/activist. more
A poster from Alison Klayman's documentary on Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, "Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry."

Interview: Oscar Shortlisted Filmmaker Alison Klayman on Stumbling Onto Ai Weiwei

“The Sundance Film Festival in January of 2012 was really the first time I’ve ever been to a film festival,” the first-time director admits. more