Museum of Bad Art

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What’s Wuv Got To Do with It?

There’s a thin line between cute and creepy. Suri Cruise, Justin Bieber, Andy’s Good Guy doll before it morphed into Chucky — all teeter on that uneasy fence.
Dateline: Uncanny Valley
By MICHAEL C. WALSH  |  September 17, 2010

Apartment aid

Back from an arduous vacation full of nail-biting beer-pong battles and vigorous Wii tennis matches, you enter the dilapidated dorm or apartment where you'll be spending the next year doing much the same.
Outfit your digs with bad art, help save a life
By IAN SANDS  |  September 04, 2009

Our bad

As the Curator in Chief of the Museum of Bad Art, I would like to thank Ian Sands and the Boston Phoenix for the article about the opening of our new gallery in the Somerville Theatre.
Letters to the Boston editor, May 30, 2008

Torturous portraits

If you’d gone downstairs to pee during a movie two Wednesdays ago at the Somerville Theatre, chances are you stumbled upon a gallery opening in the works.
Crappy art near Somerville johns
By IAN SANDS  |  May 21, 2008

40 years of Boston (Phoenix) food

Food and cultural historian Laura Shapiro likes to point out a certain week in 1963 when Julia Child first appeared on WGBH and Betty Friedan published The Feminine Mystique .
A long-time writer reflects on our city’s culinary history
By ROBERT NADEAU  |  November 15, 2006