Ai Weiwei will not be attending his exhibition at the Hirshhorn in Washington this year. The Chinese government retains his passport. Just one example of the political significance that this bold and brilliant artist asserts through his art. We have selected a few pieces that incorporate his comments on the restrictions and corruption of Chinese society, his architectural genius and finally, his unfailing sense of humour and irony, which is instilled in his art. To read and understand more, follow the link below.