How a Humble Pineapple Became Art

A students’ prank at a university in Scotland has sparked a conversation about what makes for a creative work. Source: World

Bethlehem Journal: ‘Weird,’ ‘Voyeuristic,’ ‘Decadent’: From $30 a Night in the West Bank

The Walled Off Hotel, opened by the British artist Banksy across an alley from the West Bank wall that separates Israelis from Palestinians, bears witness and whimsy. Source: World

Yanjiao Journal: Seeking Lower Rent, Chinese Artists Cut Path for Themselves Outside Beijing

Yanjiao, a city of about 300,000 near Beijing, has become a low-cost spot from which young artists can chase their dreams. Source: World