Ai Weiwei Could Not Attend His Art Opening in New York

Ai Weiwei Could Not Attend His Art Opening in New York

Ai Weiwei Could Not Attend His Art Opening in New York

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May 5 2011 5:33 PM

Ai Weiwei Could Not Attend His Art Opening in New York

For today's edition of Slate's dead-tree sibling publication, I went to cover the opening of

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yesterday, at Grand Army Plaza. The artist—who lived in New York for a decade, and who has shows this month around the world—was absent; more than a month after his

, he remains missing.