Conflict & Justice

Chinese Artist Ai Weiwei Named Most Powerful in the World


Ai Weiwei (Photo: Wiki Commons)

"Art Review" journal has named Chinese artist Ai Weiwei the most powerful person in the art world. He rose to international prominence as co-designer of Beijing's "Bird's Nest" Olympic Stadium.

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