1000 Years of Joys and Sorrows: A Memoir by Ai Weiwei (Crown Books, 2021)

In his widely anticipated memoir, Ai Weiwei—one of the world’s most famous artists and activists—tells a century-long epic tale of China through the story of his own extraordinary life and the legacy of his father, Ai Qing, the nation’s most celebrated poet. (Barnes and Nobles) Ai Weiwei (Chinese: 艾未未; pinyin: Ài Wèiwèi, born 28 August 1957) is a Chinese contemporary artist and activist. Ai grew up…

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Banksy Banksy is an England-based graffiti artist, political activist and film director of unverified identity. His satirical street art and subversive epigrams combine dark humour with graffiti executed in a distinctive stenciling technique. banksy.co.uk/ Born: 1974, Bristol, United Kingdom Education: Bristol Cathedral Choir School Movies: Exit Through the Gift Shop, The Antics Roadshow Periods: Graffiti, Street art Awards: Independent Spirit…

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17 things that make every Austinite proud

17 things that make every Austinite proud By Molly McManus  http://austin.culturemap.com/   We are proud of many many things, but see what is prominent on our list at Austin Culture Map!!! CLICK

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