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Provocative, honest, fierce: a review of Ai Weiwei’s London exhibition

Nelson, Kim (2015) Provocative, honest, fierce: a review of Ai Weiwei’s London exhibition. LSE Human Rights Blog (19 Nov 2015). Website.

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Ai Weiwei’s art situates itself within the cold reality of human rights in China. The very material used within his work is suggestive of the authorities’ hold upon the political and economic freedom of its citizens. In his recent exhibition at the Royal Academy – the largest showing of his work in the UK – important issues have been raised relating to governance, human rights, and freedom of expression within his country.

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Additional Information: © 2015 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
N Fine Arts > NX Arts in general
Sets: Collections > LSE Human Rights Blog
Date Deposited: 07 Jun 2017 07:26
Last Modified: 30 Sep 2021 23:21

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