Banksy’s “Dismaland Bemusement Park”

Banksy’s “Dismaland Bemusement Park”

After having been kept tightly under wraps for most of its construction, street-graffiti artist Banksy has just opened “Dismaland,” an art exhibit-carnival hybrid, in England. The anti-Disney show opened to about two thousand people and displayed work by about 60...
The Banksy Arrest was Another Hoax

The Banksy Arrest was Another Hoax

Banksy, the famed UK-based graffiti artist and political activist, has been a controversial and mysterious figure since his work began gaining notoriety in the 1990s. He has made headlines countless times for his politically charged artwork, his elusive nature, and...
A Look Back at Art and Culture in 2013

A Look Back at Art and Culture in 2013

2013 was a remarkable year, rich with an abundance of arts and cultural offerings. At Cultivating Culture, we love writing about emerging artists, creative innovations, and the people and organizations that cultivate culture in their communities. Here’s a look back at...
Wooster Collective Celebrates 10 Years of Street Art

Wooster Collective Celebrates 10 Years of Street Art

When Marc and Sara Schiller began to conceptualize Wooster Collective more than a decade ago, they perhaps never realized that a group dedicated to promoting ephemeral urban art would be such an influential (and enduring) undertaking. This month the Collective, which...
Banksy Mural Vanishes in London, Reappears in Miami

Banksy Mural Vanishes in London, Reappears in Miami

Last week, a Banksy mural in London vanished without a trace. Slave Labor (Bunting Boy) was painted on the side of a Poundland store, but during renovations last week it suddenly disappeared. Poundland claimed to have no knowledge of the disappearance, and no one...
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