publication date: Monday, September 18, 2017 (part of Fall 2017)

category: Art

clue: The Chinese government has been way, way more harsh than any mere art critic when it comes to this celebrated activist for democracy.

explanation: Ai is an artist known internationally for his criticism of the Chinese government, which has resulted in his arrest and detention. more…

difficulty: easy

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Richard Slominsky, Matthew Preston, Erik Bates, Aaron Shurtleff, and Elaine Beckland

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