Politics 19 October 2012 In pictures: Ai Weiwei launch party Photos from the launch of Ai Weiwei's guest-edit of the New Statesman at The Lisson Gallery in London. Sign up for our weekly email * Print HTML Sarah Churchwell with New Statesman culture editor Jonathan Derbyshire and Craig Raine. New Statesman features editor Sophie Elmhirst addresses the audience. New Statesman columnist and former England cricketer Ed Smith. Lawyer Mark Stephens addresses the audience. New Statesman associate editor Jemima Khan chats to Guardian web news editor Jonathan Haynes. All photographs: Sam Bradley. › Why the Tories shouldn't get excited about "good" economic news Anish Kapoor reads from Ai Weiwei's New Statesman leader. Photograph: Sam Bradley. Subscribe from just £1 per issue More Related articles The public like radical policies, but they aren't so keen on radical politicians Theresa May dodges difficult questions about social care and NHS in Andrew Neil interview Why is Labour surging in Wales?