The Best and Worst of Cruise Ship Hull Art

Some cruise line’s think of their ships are canvases – often employing “hull art” to decorate their vessels and provide brand messaging. Here are some of our favorites.

1Genting Dream

Yes, that is a space man on the side of Dream Cruises’ 2016-built Genting Dream.

The cruise line explained:

“Conceived by Chinese pop-artist Jacky Tsai, the art piece entitled “Voyage of a Lover’s Dream” envisages an ethereal and fantastical journey of love between a mermaid and an astronaut. London-based Tsai, best known for his creative work with iconic fashion designer Alexander McQueen, combines the essence of Chinese culture and the popular elements of western art in his unique hull art piece, said Genting in a statement.