See the CBS news show profile video on CBS Sunday Morning, Jan. 27, 2013 : http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-3445_162-57566050/q-a-playwright-edward-albee/
He is a prolific Chinese artist who is adept in sculpture, photography, and protest as performance art. He has combined great contemporary art with social activism. The Chinese government would not release his passport for the retrospective at The Hirshhorn Museum in Washington, which is up until end of February, 2013.
A beautifully rendered marble sculpture of the surveillance camera that was set up to monitor activities near Ai Wei Wei's studio.
Below, wood from ancient Chinese temples that were destroyed is used for contemporary sculptures.