Dismaland’s dismal ad

It could/should have been great – an ad for Banksy’s satirical theme park, Dismaland. So why isn’t it?

Keeping the customer satisfied

What’s life really like on the frontline of creative education today? We asked a tutor at a leading UK university to reveal the pressures and stresses of academia in 2015

The House of Vans opens in London’s Old Vic Tunnels

US clothing and footwear brand Vans has transformed the Old Vic Tunnels at London Waterloo into an indoor skate park and arts venue with gallery, cinema, café and artist studios. We paid a visit ahead of the opening to take a look…

What’s On

CR’s pick of exhibitions, design events and creative activities for the week ahead including Flatpack Film Festival in Birmingham, Offset creative conference in Dublin, Wall To Wall street art show in London, Richard Turley talk in Berlin, Photographer Ansel Adams in LA, and Gilbert and George in Exeter …

3D and the Art of Massive Attack

Vinyl Factory’s Creative Director Sean Bidder interviews the man behind Massive Attack’s visual direction, and co-founder of the band, Robert Del Naja

Unstill Life

In the hands of artists rob and nick carter and VFX specialists MPC, paintings come to life and art discovers a new genre

Go on, embrace the chaos

MoMA’s new show Talk to Me asks questions about how humans communicate with objects: don’t expect to find any answers…

Allen Jones Olympic art on sale

Allen Jones was one of 29 artists commissioned to produce posters for the 1972 Munich Olympic Games. The original painting for his poster is to go on sale next month

King Adz brings Street Knowledge to Yorkshire

Ex ad man (hence the name), artist and author, King Adz, has just opened a show of street art at Gallery North in Batley, just south of Leeds, featuring work by the likes of Blek le Rat (above), Hush, Asbestos, James Dodd, Hugo Kaagman and more…

Who is Banksy?

Aardman Animations has created this cute little animation for the Encounters Festival in Bristol. The film plays on the mystery that surrounds the identity of one of the city’s most famous sons: Banksy…