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Published: Wednesday, Feb. 19 2014 8:14 a.m. MST

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A Guy With A Brain
Enid, OK

Article quote: "Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei, who helped make his name smashing a valuable vase in the name of art, said Wednesday that he was miffed about another artist destroying one of his vases in Florida."

OK, so what you're saying is it's a good thing when YOU destroy somebody else's art but when somebody destroys YOUR art, then it's bad.

Got it.

Instead.....why not just admit that destroying anybody's art is just stupid?

Tolstoy
salt lake, UT

J love Ai weiwei's work but I have to admit I am a bit surprised and disappointed at his response. IAs a fellow artist I sympathize with the the frustration the man that smashed the vase feels but I do not agree with smashing. It is however pretty hard to miss the symbolism he was going for.

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