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Artist Ai Wei Wei’s Instagram is Beijing’s answer to The Sartorialist (bet you didn’t see that one coming, Chinese government)

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Art has always been considered several steps above fashion: an interest in Renoir is intellectual, but a fascination with Fendi is considered trivial. This myth is shattered by Chinese dissenter and artist Ai Wei Wei’s Instagram feed. But then what would Wei be doing if he wasn’t smashing silly notions. Oh, right, he’d be the token minority extra in a production of Midsummer Night’s Dream. Hanging …