Photo Gallery: 'It Seems They Have Given Up on Me' 05/07/2013
 Although dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei is set to represent Germany at the...
AFP/ Courtesy of Ai Weiwei

Although dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei is set to represent Germany at the upcoming Venice Biennale, he is barred by Beijing from leaving China. In this photo, posted on Twitter earlier this year, Chinese artist Ai Weiwei protests dramatic air pollution levels in Beijing.