09 October 2014
AI WEIWEI ON CHINA'S NEW RICH
Grape, by Ai Weiwei: Artist not in residence is The Economist's headline: because the great Chinese artist is not permitted to leave China on account of his bad attitude, he has designed this major retrospective exhibition in Blenheim Palace, Churchill's birthplace, digitally, from afar. The show is loaded with wry comments on the China's new hyper-wealthy ruling class. Looks like another handy cultural backgrounder for those aiming to sell wine in China. If you're in the UK, go check it out!