Watching Alison Klayman’s fascinating new documentary, “Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry,” all I could think about was how Ai Weiwei’s life was transformed by a disaster. Like many of his countrymen, the Chinese artist and provocateur was stunned by the death toll from the 2008 Sichuan earthquake. Among the quake’s 70,000 victims were about 5,000 students, […]
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