In Brief: news briefing featuring national and international stories including: Artists sign open letter protesting dismissal of director Catherine de Zegher from the Museum of Fine Arts in Ghent; report says ‘outdated recruitment practices’ are holding back diversity in the arts; buyer of destroyed Banksy artwork to go through with purchase.
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News briefing with national and international stories, including: Yinka Shonibare lends support to new creative awards set up in response to Brexit; LA’s Museum of Contemporary Art fires its chief curator; H&M drop lawsuit against street artist following outcry.
curated by Banksy – a theme park critiquing, well, a theme park
With a media storm of interest, Banksy’s Dismaland opened in Weston-super-Mare on Friday. After paying a visit to the self-styled ‘bemusement park’, Laura Harris suggests we look past the witty one-liners to explore this aesthetically overwhelming, politically astute art experience.
The graffiti artist takes over derelict seafront lido in Weston-super-Mare for six-week show featuring Damien Hirst, Jenny Holzer and David Shrigley amongst others.
A new YouTube video from the street artist Banksy shows a series of new works in bomb-damaged Gaza.
‘Cheltenham Banksy’ to remain in the town following the announcement of a cash deal between a local philanthropist and the owners of the property where it appeared earlier this year.
The artist Bob and Roberta Smith believes that the withdrawal from sale of Banksy’s Slave Labour mural sends a clear message about art in the public realm, from graffiti to Henry Moore sculptures.