Lego U-turns on using bricks for political art after clash with Ai Weiwei
Lego has changed its policy around bulk sales, months after the company said it wouldn’t fill an order placed by the Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei
Ai wrote in a post on Instagram in October that Lego refused his bulk brick order because he was planning to use the materials for a political work of art.
On Tuesday, the Lego Group announced it will no longer ask people about the “thematic purpose” of their work when a customer places a large order of bricks. Instead, customers showing the works in public will have to include a disclosure, stating that Lego doesn’t support or endorse the project being created Read more…