Ai Weiwei's Beijing studio razed by Chinese authorities

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The dissident artist posted on social media that he had been given no advance warning

Chinese authorities are razing the Beijing studio of dissident artist Ai Weiwei, as his team race to remove years’ worth of his sculptures.

“Farewell,” Ai wrote on Instagram, below footage of an excavator clawing at a hole in the concrete wall, as workers boxed artwork in the cavernous hall.

Today,they started to demolish my studio “zuo you”in Beijing with no precaution .which I have as my main studio since 2006.it is a East German style socialist factory building.farewell.

Works created at my Zuoyou studio in Beijing. Bang, 2010-2013

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