• Ai Weiwei is the kind of visionary any nation should be proud to count among its creative class. He has drawn the world's attention to the vibrancy of contemporary Chinese culture...For the world, Ai continues to represent the promise of China.

    Jon Huntsman, US Ambassador to China from 2009 to 2011, Time Magazine, 100 Most Influential People in the World 2011
  • Ai Weiwei is the message

    Will Gompertz, BBC