Bad Museums, Indeed March 15, 2013March 15, 2013 Hannah Tasker 2011 Fall Cohort, Capstone Thought I’d share the love with you guys to brighten your day. There is a Museum of Bad Art in Massachusetts and their collection is online. This is my favorite: UnknownAcrylic on canvasAcquired by Scott Wilson from trashThis disturbing work “makes an offer you can’t refuse”. The chilling, matter-of-fact manner in which the subject presents the severed head to us is a poignant reminder of just how numb we have become. The understated violence implicit in the scene speaks volumes on our own desensitization, our society’s reflexive use of force, and the artist’s inability to deal with the hindquarters of the animal. Crazy things are going on in mainstream museums, too.