Bad art is like pornography; it is difficult to define, but I know it when I see it. As the Curator-in-Chief of the Museum of Bad Art, I am always on the lookout for new pieces for the collection. After many years scouring thrift shops and yard sales, as well as perusing the submissions that arrive at the MOBA Ivory Tower from around the world, I can point to some clues to help determine whether a work is “bad art.”

9 Signs That a Piece of Art Is "Bad"