London’s Royal Academy of Arts will soon host a three-month landmark exhibit of Chinese artist Ai Weiwei’s most important work, but the artist himself could be conspicuously absent. 572 more words
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Chinese artist and dissident Ai Weiwei posted a photo of himself brandishing a Chinese passport on his Instagram account Wednesday with the caption, “Today I got my passport.” The image represents a significant step for Ai, who has been denied foreign travel since his 81-day detention in 2011. 217 more words
The results of our poll on www.weekendking.com.au are in, and the verdict is clear cut.
40% of the 300+ respondent’s voted for Peter Moody’s stallion, DISSIDENT, who has now been retired to stand at stud, after he was successfully able to claim 4 Gr1 races (The Memsie Stakes, Makybe Diva Stakes, CF Orr Stakes & All Aged Stakes) he was also placed in another two feature races (Sir Rupert Clarke & Futurity). 80 more words