Ai Weiwei Designs Gorgeous TIME China Cover

Artist uses cutting techniques to make red-and-white cover

Published On
Jun 07, 2013

Editor's Pick

"How China Views the World" is a fascinating thing to illustrate, especially on a cover of a magazine. But artist Ai Weiwei goes beyond simple drawing to create this piece of artwork that decorates the front cover of TIME's current issue, the cover story of which can be read here. Managing editor Rick Stengel calls the cover -- which Weiwei created using traditional cutting techniques -- a work of "artistic supremacy,"