THE MUSEUM OF BAD ART

This piece was originally published May 20th, 2013.

.      “An artist is somebody who produces things that people don’t need to have.” — Andy Warhol

“Most people in America think Art is a man’s name.” — Andy Warhol

. You’ve heard of Night Gallery? The Rod Serling television seies that was his brilliant follow up to The Twilight Zone and featured a gallery of horrific and nightmarish paintings tied into each episodes’ plot that still resound with an eerie intensity with viewers decades after the show’s original airing.

 

Well this is more a case of welcome to a world of art that one might say is best viewed with the lights out at night…

 

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John Currin’s 1991 painting Bea Arthur Naked recently sold for 1.9 million dollars at Christie’s auction house.

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