Special Event: The Art of Ai Weiwei Projection
The Newseum, in partnership with the Hirshhorn Museum, presented a projection featuring images and quotes by Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei. Ai is an outspoken critic of the Chinese government's stance on democracy whose advocacy of universal human rights complements the Newseum's mission to champion freedom of speech and expression for all people.
"Ai Weiwei: According to What?" — the first North American survey of the artist's work — will be on view at the Hirshhorn Museum through Feb. 24, 2013.
The Newseum projection was made possible through generous support from Bette Bao Lord and Ambassador Winston Lord, and an anonymous donor. Video projection services were provided by Quince Imaging, Inc.