IUOMA MOBMA (Museum of Bad Mail Art)


IUOMA MOBMA (Museum of Bad Mail Art)

I frequent thrift stores looking for frames and canvases that I can re-use. I find something sad and intriguing about the handmade art that finds its' way into the donation piles.  As an offshoot of the amazing Museum of Bad Art  (MOBA) http://www.museumofbadart.org/

I am hoping we can assemble a unique collection of the ugliest reject art out there. This can be one you find, something you have made, bad industrial art for the masses, or mail art flunks.  There is beauty in imperfection.

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Latest Activity: 21 hours ago

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Found in NYC

Started by Jim SantAmour. Last reply by Linda Pelati Nov 26, 2013. 14 Replies

Not so much the hair as it is those clowns that is disturbing.

First Annual Bad Art Super Competitive Competition

Started by Diane Keys. Last reply by Susan McAllister Dec 13, 2012. 9 Replies

An esteemed panel of judge and art critic, have decided that a bad art competition would be in order.  Please send me, via snail or email, your intentionally created bad art, mail or otherwise. (My…Continue

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Comment by Diane Keys 21 hours ago

refuse to agree Dan--it is not bad it is beautiful! you work wonders with this shit art seriously =you need a reality show==bad art makeovers.

fabulous--i will send you more.......

Comment by Dan Mouer 23 hours ago

Another Bad Art Makeover for DK. The top pic is one she sent me with gauntlet thrown down. "What can you do with this?" she asked. What I did with it is the bottom image. Still Bad Art, but now it's MY bad art! So there!

Comment by Petrolpetal on Sunday

Living vicariously in comic book colour.... 

classic, Rebecca!

Comment by Rebecca Guyver on Sunday

Bad Romance it is then, but I am open to anything you all send me! I have been time wasting combining bad romance, altered crumpled trash, a little plastic.  Living vicariously in comic book colour. 

Comment by Susan McAllister on April 11, 2014 at 7:54pm
The autumn, uh, thing, just takes my breath away.
Comment by Dan Mouer on April 11, 2014 at 3:16pm
My Goddess, Diane! You are the master of bad!
Comment by Diane Keys on April 11, 2014 at 2:36pm

dunno==can check for you!!  it's a MUST HAVE item

Comment by vizma bruns on April 11, 2014 at 2:08pm

Hey DK, how much did they want for that little baby hiding on the shelf in the background?

Comment by Diane Keys on April 11, 2014 at 1:34pm

Comment by Diane Keys on April 11, 2014 at 1:32pm

Bad romance is cool too!!

bad art findsthis baby even lights up


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