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FILE - In this May 22, 2013 file photo, artist Ai Weiwei speaks to journalists at the courtyard of his studio in Beijing. Ai, who helped make his name smashing a valuable vase in the name of art, said Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014 that he was miffed about another artist destroying one of his vases in Florida. Maximo Caminero was charged with criminal mischief after destroying a vase valued at $1 million that was part of Ai's exhibit at the Perez Art Museum Miami. The Florida artist said he smashed the vase Sunday, Feb. 16 to protest the institution's lack of displays of local artists. Ai said Wednesday that he did not agree with Caminero's tactic. (AP Photo/Alexander F. Yuan, File)

FILE - In this May 22, 2013 file photo, artist Ai Weiwei speaks to journalists at the courtyard of his studio in Beijing. Ai, who helped make his name smashing a valuable vase in the name of art, said Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014 that he was miffed about another artist destroying one of his vases in Florida. Maximo Caminero was charged with criminal mischief after destroying a vase valued at $1 million that was part of Ai's exhibit at the Perez Art Museum Miami. The Florida artist said he smashed the vase Sunday, Feb. 16 to protest the institution's lack of displays of local artists. Ai said Wednesday that he did not agree with Caminero's tactic. (AP Photo/Alexander F. Yuan, File)

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