The Park Record reports today that vandals have targeted one of the street art pieces done by British artist Banksy during the 2010 Sundance Film Festival. His image of a filmmaker filming a flower being picked by the same filmaker, which has been on the side of Java Cow since January, was defaced with thin gray paint and the word “you” scrawled above it — this despite the attempt to “preserve” the piece with a sheet of plastic.
For the full article go here.
Other articles on the visual arts that have appeared this week in Utah’s media include:
Bountiful’s Main Street Chalk Festival an art party that stretches up and down Main Street and gets bigger and better every year.
Two on the Western Federation of Watercolor Societies Show in West Valley (which was also featured in our May edition — here and here.
And the Springville Salon here.
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