Banksy’s ‘Dismaland’ bemuses guests

By: Katrina Gross ~Staff Writer~ Anonymous contemporary artist Banksy recently opened an attraction in the United Kingdom that is unlike any other art exhibit in recent history, set in the seafront town of Weston-super-Mare. The exhibition has been described as a “bemusement” park featuring art designed by Banksy and others that is viewed as a critique of current societal norms. The park, appropriately named “Dismaland,” was open for a brief five weeks from Aug. 22 to Sept. 27, but this was still long enough to raise almost $31million in tourism revenue for the town. The park could hold approximately 4,500 … Continue reading Banksy’s ‘Dismaland’ bemuses guests