The Philadelphia Museum of Art makes an appearance in artist Anish Kapoor's parody of the uber-popular song "Gangnam Style" in support of Chinese artist Ai Wei Wei.
Kapoor invited many prominent art institutions to take part in his video, choreographed by
Wei Wei regularly uses humor and pop culture to express his dissent against the Chinese government. In his video, he danced along to Psy's popular song with handcuffs around his wrists. His video was called "Grass-Mud Horse Style," a name that sounds like an obscenity and if often used by Chinese bloggers as a form of censored dissent. The Chinese government swiftly removed Wei Wei's video from the internet in China.
Kapoor has publicly supported Wei Wei before. His “Gangnam for Freedom" video is clearly less subtle than Wei Wei's calling for human rights. "I hope that a new regime in China will see that it cannot possibly be in their long-term, or even medium-term, interest to stifle artists and poets," Kapoor told the New York Times.