Sorry, Museum: This Is for Your Own Good

Sorry, Museum: This Is for Your Own Good 1

Suzanne Wu, USC

Francisco Rosas and Jayme Wilson collaborate on the takeover of the Fisher Museum.

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