Friday, June 3, 2011

Artists in China and Hong Kong protest Ai Weiwei's detention

Image from Stephen Somers

China Shuts Down Art Show That Mentioned Ai Weiwei
A reference to the jailed artist Ai Weiwei was apparently too much for the authorities. 

The Hong Kong International Art Fair voiced support for Ai Weiwei in defiance of his arrest in Beijing, with one of his works on sale at the event and satellite shows paying hommage to the artist.

Below is my own call for a protest to Ai Weiwei's detention and Milwaukee's "Summer of China":
Any interest in a counter exhibit/lecture series to Milwaukee's 'Summer of China'
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