Gangnamism

Ai Weiwei Breaks Out Of His Cuffs

The Daily Pic: The Chinese artist riffs on Psy's Korean pop sensation.

10.25.12 9:26 PM ET

Ai Weiwei goes uncuffed in this still from “Grass Mud Horse Style”, his cover version of the wildly viral “Gangnam Style” music video from Korea. As I argue in my piece on today’s Daily Beast, Ai turns the pop-culture original into an artful readymade, and uses it to speak about unchained creative freedom.

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