Dezeen Wire: Swiss architects Herzog & de Meuron and Chinese artist Ai Weiwei will collaborate on the design of this year's Serpentine Gallery Pavilion in Kensington Gardens, London, which will tunnel underground. More
Dezeen Wire: supporters of Chinese artist Ai Weiwei have been posting photos of themselves naked on a website as a protest against the Beijing police's decision to question his assistant, who had taken nude pictures of the artist and four women – The Telegraph
Ai was detained for 81 days earlier this year by the Chinese government on charges of tax evasion, during which time he was also asked about the photographs that he says have no deeper political meaning.
Dezeen Wire: artist Ai Weiwei, architect Bjarke Ingels and designer Joris Laarman are among the winners of WSJ. Magazine's first Innovator of the Year Awards, a prize honouring the world's most creative and progressive individuals. More
Dezeen Wire: Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has described Beijing as a prison and a city of violence in an article published on the website of American magazine Newsweek.
The article was published despite Chinese authorities forbidding the artist from giving interviews, following his release in June from 81 days of detention.
To celebrate the release of Chinese artist Ai Weiwei we've compiled all our stories about his work in one place. Ai Weiwei was missing for 81 days after being detained by authorities at Beijing airport on 3 April. See all the stories »
Dezeen Wire: Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has been released on bail after two months in detention, which Xinhua news agency said was "because of his good attitude in confessing his crimes" - Guardian
The Lisson Gallery in London are preparing an exhibition of work by Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, who is still missing after being detained by authorities at Beijing airport on 3 April. More