Bad Museums, Indeed

Thought I’d share the love with you guys to brighten your day. ┬áThere is a Museum of Bad Art in Massachusetts and their collection is online. ┬áThis is my favorite:


Acrylic on canvas
Acquired by Scott Wilson from trash
This 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.

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