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Self portrait of artist AI Weiwei taken at his studio in Beijing on December 9, 2011. Weiwei created this self portrait for TIME’s Person of the Year issue.
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Ai Wei Wei @ age 54: Self Portrait, 2011 (taken for Time Magazines’s “Person of the Year” cover)