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Maximo Caminero, a Miami-based artist, was named in a police affidavit as the defendant. He told an officer that his act was a protest against the gallery's decision to only display international art.

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Faith In Humanity of the Day: Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, who was illegally detained for nearly three months, was recently given 15 days to pay off a $2.4 million dollar fine for tax evasion -- the crime he was forced to plead guilty to in order to be released from jail

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Follow Up of the Day: According to a report from China's state-run media, detained artist Ai Weiwei has been freed on bail after pleading guilty to tax evasion charges.

Xinhua says the 54-year-old Ai, who allegedly offered to repay his back taxes, was being released due to "his good attitude in confessing his crimes."

Despite the report, his family told BBC Chinese that they were not aware of

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Street Art of the Day: Cuban artist Geandy Pavón dedicated the latest installment of his "Nemesis" project to artist Ai Weiwei who has been illegally detained by Chinese authorities since April 3rd.

"Nemesis-Ai Weiwei: The Elusiveness of Being" involved

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Street Art of the Day: A brass-balled individual known only as "Cpak Ming" recently projected a "flash stencil" of disappeared Chinese artist Ai Weiwei onto the side of the People’s Liberation Army barracks in Admiralty, Hong Kong.

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This Is Important, You Should Know About It of the Day: 53-year-old Ai Weiwei -- an outspoken critic of the Chinese government and by all accounts China's best-known artist (previously) -- is missing and his whereabouts are unknown after he was detained by police at Beijing Capital International Airport.

In addition to his sudden disappearance, Ai's

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