April 4, 2010
Sorry, Museum: This Is for Your Own Good
Suzanne Wu, USC
Five students at the University of Southern California are staging an intervention. The addict? An unsuspecting campus art museum that exhibited a conventional dependence on its previous art show, "Four Rooms and a View: USC's Collection Highlights."
The undergraduates walked into the university's Fisher Museum last month and started rearranging the art. The objective of their not-so-hostile takeover—yes, they secured the nervous approval of the museum's director—is to