An exhibit called Star Art will go on display this Saturday (May 28) at the Chelsea Art Museum, with several twisted pieces.
One piece painted by comedian Jonathan Winters depicts someone committing suicide at the bottom of a Los Angeles swimming pool, while a painting by Victoria Gotti depicts Rosie ODonnell surrounded by naked lesbians.
Theres even a work by convicted euthanasia supporter Dr. Jack Kevorkian, which marks the first time one of his pieces has been displayed in a museum. The work is called Descent into Hell and shows a screaming man falling into Hell with his hands clawing at the side of a cliff while hungry ghouls await him below.
Not all the art is shocking: the late Buddy Ebsens self-portrait has him dressed as Beverly Hillbillies Jed Clampett and surrounded by rabbits and beavers.
Despite the unique subject matters, museum curator Nina Colosi describes the works as very vulnerable. She says, You find yourself trying to read into them...something about their personal lives.
The exhibit runs until June 14.
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