Ai Weiwei Goes Gangnam Style

The Chinese dissident artist, whose work is currently on display in a retrospective at the Hirshhorn, jumps on the bandwagon.

By: Sophie Gilbert

Before today, it’s fair to say that the universe had enough “Gangnam Style” parody videos, beginning with Roy Hibbert and Filipino inmates and ending with tailcoat-clad boarding school boys at Eton College.

But for Ai Weiwei, we’ll make an exception. The Chinese dissident artist, whose work is currently on display in his first major American retrospective at the Hirshhorn, just released his own parody, and it’s the best ever (in our humble opinion, at least). 

Check out the video below, and read more about “Ai Weiwei: According to What?” in our earlier post.