Artist Ai Weiwei in Jerusalem. Merav Ben Lulu

Ai Weiwei: Israelis and Palestinians Have Gotten Used to Living With a Chair Tied to Their Leg

The Chinese dissident and world-renowned artist, whose documentary on refugees took him to Gaza and West Bank, tells Haaretz what he thinks of the refusal by Israeli state officials to meet him, what's unique about Tel Aviv Museum's cancellation of his art show and who's his favorite artist.

At 7:30 A.M., dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei was sitting at a modest breakfast in the dining room of an East Jerusalem hotel, ready for filming another day’s journey on the lives of refugees. He arrived in...

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