Caminero told officers he broke the vase to protest the museum's lack of local artist displays and because "the museum only displayed international artists' art," according to the affidavit.
Caminero, a painter who lives in
"I'm going to answer all the questions," he said.
The police affidavit lists the value of the vase as
"As an art museum dedicated to celebrating modern and contemporary artists from within our community and around the world, we have the highest respect for freedom of expression," the museum said in a statement released late Monday. "But this destructive act is vandalism and disrespectful to another artist and his work, to PÉrez Art Museum Miami, and to our community."
Caminero had a recent showing at the
According to the
Behind the installation are a series of three black-and-white photos showing Ai holding a vase and then letting it drop to the ground, smashing into pieces.
The "Ai Weiwei: According to What?" exhibit runs through
A sculptor, designer and documentary maker, Ai has irked
After his release in
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