Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz

I’m back from a quick trip to the  San Francisco Bay Area, where I had the chance to see the Ai Weiwei “@ Large” exhibition on Alcatraz Island. When I first heard about the exhibit, I had my usual  blasé reaction to his  name: “I am so sick of hearing about  Ai Weiwei, can’t people think of any other Chinese artist to be interested in?” But fortunately I overcame my AWW fatigue and went to see the show.

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