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Ai Weiwei on KCRW

A detail from Ai Weiwei’s “Life Cycle” (2018). Courtesy the artist and Marciano Art Foundation.

Ai Weiwei on refugees, craft and blackjack

A detail from Ai Weiwei’s “Life Cycle” (2018). Courtesy the artist and Marciano Art Foundation.

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Chinese artist Ai Weiwei is known for works that challenge repressive regimes and government censorship.

Ai Weiwei on the global refugee crisis

Chinese artist Ai Weiwei is known for works that challenge repressive regimes and government censorship.

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