Ai Weiwei

Ai Weiwei, Chinese artist and son of late poet Ai Qing, helped with the design of the "Birds Nest" Olympic stadium for the 2008 Beijing Olympics. He is also involved with Human rights, and concerned with political corruption of mainland China.

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PUBLISHED : Sunday, 29 May, 2011, 12:00am
UPDATED : Sunday, 29 May, 2011, 12:00am
 

There is no justification for the government not to give the handout to eligible inmates

James To Kun-sun, chairman of the Legislative Council's security panel on whether prisoners should get the HK$6,000

I am very aware of [what's happened to] Ai Weiwei ... I have just bought one of his marble chairs

Paul Deighton, chief of London's Olympics organising committee, on detained mainland artist

She's like a woman in an expensive fur coat, but underneath she wears dirty knickers

Singaporean artist Ming Wong referring to Hong Kong during a debate over whether art must be beautiful

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