Canada Council Art Bank reveals new acquisitions

The Canada Council Art Bank, our nation’s venerable champion of uninspired, unloved, and otherwise unwanted artwork, gave Mooseclean’s a glimpse of new masterworks that will soon be available for rent to public and private sector offices nationwide.

“Saving velvet kitten paintings from the bin since 1972.”


Above: Confused man turns away from one of the less compelling works at the Art Bank.

The Canada Council Art Bank, our nation’s venerable champion of uninspired, unloved, and otherwise unwanted artwork, treated Mooseclean’s to an exclusive glimpse of new masterworks that will soon be available for rent to public and private sector offices nationwide.

“I like to think that the Art Bank is part Crown Corporation and part social service,” Vice-Chair Nathalie Bondil explains. “For over 40 years we’ve found loving homes for paintings that might otherwise have ended up in landfills. Just take a look!”

CHARLIE AND SHEBA by Anonymous — 18″ x 24″, oil on canvas
Driven mad by Sheba Sheepdog’s relentless barking, Charlie Chipmunk uses a band-aid to great effect.


PARSNIP by Anonymous — 32″ x 24″, oil on canvas
Beyond hydroponics: witness the miracle of birth.


DISAPPOINTMENT by Anonymous — 32″ x 24″, oil on canvas
Badly sunburned, out of champagne, and frustrated by a flaccid penis, the new bride wonders if she’s made a terrible, terrible mistake.


BLUE MOONER by Robert Williams
Satan’s deadliest, most diabolical plan: a robot dame to kill off sinners one by one with an eyeful they’ll never expect.


THE MANA LISA by Anonymous — 12″ x 16″, oil on canvas
A new transgendered spin on an old da Vinci classic.


For more… well, actual content, visit the Art Bank at artbank.ca.

Follow the Canada Council on Twitter @CanadaCouncil / @conseilartscan

Images: Museum Of Bad Art, Bert Christensen Collection, Robert Williams Collection

Sebastian Panache

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