Ai Qing
Poet
Ai Qing
Ai Qing, is regarded as one of the finest modern Chinese poets. He was known under his pen names Línbì, Kè'ā (克阿) and Éjiā (莪伽).
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Ai Weiwei e Sacharov: due storie, una lotta - Corriere della Sera
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Dai dissidenti sovietici alle rivolte del Gelsomino lanciate via Internet Seconda generazione Il padre dell' artista, il poeta Ai Qing, era famoso per la sua schiettezza e la sua originalità. Fu condannato da Mao a vent' anni di lavori forzati Condanna
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Bauen als kritische Kunst - NZZ Online
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Aber auch auf die Präsentation der grandiosen, neokubistisch gezackten Flussuferverbauung im südwestlich von Schanghai gelegenen Jinhua, der Geburtsstadt seines Vaters Ai Qing, verzichtete der Künstler. Dies wohl deswegen, weil er 2008 aufhörte,
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Ai Weiwei's Blog: Writings, Interviews, and Digital Rants, 2006-2009 by Ai ... - Telegraph.co.uk
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Embracing his outsider status – his father, Ai Qing, a poet, was branded an “enemy of the people” during the Cultural Revolution and relocated with his young family to an earthen pit in China's “little Siberia” – he values art not for its role in
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Una mattina a casa di Ai Weiwei «Non me ne andrò mai in esilio» - Corriere della Sera
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Lo aveva protetto a lungo il nome del padre, Ai Qing, poeta apprezzato e leale al Partito comunista, perseguitato durante il maoismo e infine riabilitato. Nell' entourage dell' uomo che ha contribuito a disegnare lo Stadio Olimpico, la liberazione del
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Kunst: Ai Weiwei und der Mut als Mittel der Kunst - Derwesten.de
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Die Interviews gehen zurück bis in die Wüste Gobi, wo Ai aufwuchs, als sein Vater, der Lyriker Ai Qing, verbannt wurde. Sie erklären den Erfolg, den Ai Weiwei mit seinem selbstentworfenen Atelier aus Ziegelsteinen in der internationalen Architekturwelt
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Ai Weiwei - The Economist (blog)
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The description given by the source suggests that the authorities were at pains to ensure that their high-profile detainee (who is the son of one of the Communist Party's most revered poets, the late Ai Qing) came to no physical harm
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Source: China activist Ai Weiwei felt 'close to death' during secret detention - msnbc.com
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Ai has long been an outspoken government critic, and for a long time, many believed Ai had been somewhat protected by his fame and by being the son of a famed Communist poet, Ai Qing. But when Ai was taken from the airport by plainclothes officers on
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Ai Weiwei torna a comunicare: con un tweet - Corriere della Sera (Blog)
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L'artista è molto noto in Cina anche perché è il figlio di Ai Qing, uno dei poeti più amati della Repubblica Popolare nonostante sia stato perseguitato sotto il maoismo. Il suo cognome gli aveva sempre garantito una sorta di “immunità” nonostante le
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Ai Weiwei, der Überkünstler - Wiener Zeitung
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Der bekannte Dichter Ai Qing musste in Verbannung strafweise Toiletten putzen, während man seine Bücher wegen Affinität zu französischer Literatur verboten hatte, und ihn erst in den 80ern rehabilitierte. Der 1957 in Peking geborene Allrounder Ai
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Schnee senkt sich auf China - NZZ Online
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Jahrhundert: Ai Qing war Grundbesitzersohn und gefeierter Dichter, Parteifunktionär und Opfer der Kulturrevolution. Auf Verbannung und Exil folgten Rehabilitierung und späte Ehrungen. Was mag in dem älteren Herrn vorgegangen sein,
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Can China's style of rule continue in an age of citizen uprisings and social ... - The Independent
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And he is a Communist blue-blood, in that his father, the poet Ai Qing, is a legendary figure and a major player in the revolutionary history of China. But Ai went too far. Since his re-emergence he is a different person
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Ai's release not what it seems - TODAYonline
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The son of celebrated and well-loved poet Ai Qing, he was arrested on charges of tax evasion. But many, including in China, believe that Ai was held captive for being an outspoken critic of his country's human rights record
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China Frees Artist Held For Months
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BEIJING -- The Chinese legal authorities released the dissident artist Ai Weiwei on Wednesday after a three-month detention, apparently ending a prosecution that had become a focal point of criticism of China's eroding human rights record. ''I'm released, I'm home, I'm fine,'' Mr. Ai said in English after being reached on his cellphone shortly
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Day 80: Leeway and possibility - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (blog)
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The detention of Ai Weiwei, China's most outspoken and famous living artist, cannot be separated from the story of his father, the renowned poet Ai Qing, who also criticized the Communist regime. ... - -
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James Cohan Gallery Presents Catch the Moon in the Water: Emerging Chinese Artists - Art Daily
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Double Fly Art Center's video, Contemporary Business (2010), is a tongue-in-cheek parody of a hit Mandarin pop song, Love Business (Ai Qing Mai Mai). Members of the collective dance and pose in front of a portable video camera, singing their discontent
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Ai Weiwei: Artist, architect and outspoken social critic - FRANCE 24
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His father, Ai Qing, was a highly regarded poet who was forced to leave Beijing during the Cultural Revolution, as part of the Communists' effort to isolate artists whose work was deemed in some way pro-capitalism. After living for almost 20 years in
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Ai Qing
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1996
    Age 85
    Died on May 5, 1996.
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  • 1980
    Age 69
    He made a second journey to France in 1980, and in 1985 French president François Mitterrand awarded him the title of Commander of the Order of Arts and Letters.
    More Details Hide Details He is the father of famed Chinese artist and architect Ai Weiwei, who participated in designing the Beijing National Stadium, and artist Ai Xuan. He had two daughters with his second wife. In 1933, while tortured and imprisoned by Kuomintang party, when writing his book DaAn River—My Wet-nurse, while writing his surname (Jiang, 蒋) he stopped at "艹"; due to his bitterness towards KMT leader Chiang Kai-shek ("蔣介石"), he resented sharing the same surname (Jiang / Chiang) and finished the rest of the word with an X. This happens to be the Chinese character ai (艾), and since the rest of his name, Hai Cheng meant qing (青, the color blue), he adopted the pen name Ai Qing.
  • 1979
    Age 68
    In 1979, he was vice-chairman of the Chinese Writers Association.
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    He was not allowed to publish his works Return Song(《归来的歌》) and Ode to Light(《光的赞歌》) until he was reinstated in 1979.
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  • FORTIES
  • 1957
    Age 46
    However in 1957, during the Anti-Rightist Movement, he defended Ding Ling, was accused of "rightism", and in 1958 exiled to farms in northeast China, and then in 1959 transferred to Xinjiang by the Communist authorities.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1949
    Age 38
    Beginning in 1949, he was on cultural committees.
    More Details Hide Details He was editor of Poetry Magazine, and associate editor of People's Literature.
  • 1941
    Age 30
    In 1941, he moved to Yan'an, and joined the Chinese Communist Party in the subsequent year.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1940
    Age 29
    In 1940, he became the dean of the Chinese department at Chongqing YuCai University.
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  • 1938
    Age 27
    In 1938, he moved to Guilin to become the editor of "Guixi Daily" newspaper.
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  • 1937
    Age 26
    After the start of the Second Sino-Japanese War in 1937, Ai Qing wrote "Snowfall on the Chinese earth" (《雪落在中国的土地上》) after arriving at Wuhan to support the war effort.
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  • 1935
    Age 24
    He was finally released in October 1935.
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  • 1932
    Age 21
    After returning to Shanghai, China in May 1932, he joined China Left Wing Artist Association, and was arrested in July for opposing the Kuomintang party.
    More Details Hide Details During his imprisonment, Ai Qing translated Verhaeren's poems and wrote his first book Da Yan River—My Wet-nurse (《大堰河——我的保姆》), "Reed Flute"(《芦笛》), and "Paris"(《巴黎》).
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1910
    Born
    Born on March 27, 1910.
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