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A child plays with some of the seeds in Ai Weiwei's 'Sunflower Seeds' at The Tate Modern in London, England on Oct. 11, 2010. (Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Ai Weiwei Unloads Millions of Sunflower Seeds on New York This Winter

Ai Weiwei's most famous installation is on view in North America for the first time at Mary Boone Gallery in New York City. more
Real-life persons of the year? Rescue workers carry someone believed to be contaminated with radiation to a treatment center in Nihonmatsu city in Japan's Fukushima prefecture on Mar. 13, 2011. (Jiji Press/AFP/Getty Images)

Poll: Who is Asia's Person of the Year?

Ai Weiwei and India's Anna Hazare are two plausible contenders — and so are the Japanese rescue crews who risked everything in the radioactive ruins of Fukushima. more
Ai Weiwei, at Tompkins Square Park, New York, 1986

The Continued Trial of Ai Weiwei

The artist Ai Weiwei continues his struggle with the Chinese Communist Party more

Top Tweets about Ai Weiwei's Tax Bill

Twitter reaction to the news that China has ordered dissident artist Ai Weiwei to pay $2.4 million in taxes and fines. more
An image from Pi San's "Crack Sunflower Seeds," believed to be a commentary on the detainment of artist Ai Weiwei (see below).

In China, Staying a Step Ahead of the Censors

A New York Times story profiles two activists who use gags, puns, and other tricks to defy China's notorious Internet controls. more
Ai Weiwei's Twitter page shows him to be back in political action.

China Unable to Keep Handle on Ai Weiwei's Twitter

Chinese dissident artist has broken his government-mandated Twitter silence to speak out against the detainment of his friends. more

Ai Weiwei: 'I Was Like a Little Soybean'

The recently released artist reportedly spoke to a journalist while waiting in line at a bank in Beijing. more
Ai Weiwei, Mirror, 1987.

New York Times Lauds Asia Society's Ai Weiwei Exhibition

Holland Cotter of the New York Times gives Asia Society Museum's Ai Weiwei show a major boost in its final weeks. more
Weiwei's alleged Google+ profile and most recent post, "有生命体征" ("there are signs of life").

Ai Weiwei Testing His Boundaries on Google+?

Dissident artist Ai Weiwei pushes his boundaries by opening a Google+ page despite being forbidden to communicate with the media and use Twitter. more