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Did you know that LACMA actually stands for “Lame Artists Create Most Art”?

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Rainn Wilson, known best as Dwight on The Office,

Dwight-BOTH

took over the Twitter feed of LACMA for a project titled “I HATE LACMA,” offering his personal list of “many,
many reasons why never to go to LACMA.” Rainn Wilson is one of the most followed celebrities on Twitter and LACMA is no-doubt hoping to expand their own twitter feed by having his fans follow @LACMA.

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But this isn’t just a one-off stunt, it’s part of a broader project, dubbed Cell
Phone Stories
and overseen by artist and UCSD visual arts professor Steve Fagin,
who recruited Wilson along with  writers, fashion designers,
artist and critics to produce a “series of narratives and essays
circulated exclusively via mobile phone technology.” Fagin himself will tweet “Only for Dummies, for which he will take on the
alter ego of a ventriloquist dummy who will tour LACMA, “creating a
story equal parts Flaubert and Facebook.”

Here are some other gems from Rainn Wilson’s LACMA feed to get you to CLICK and see for yourself.

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As you can see – it’s thoroughly entertaining, blasphemous, and often sophomoric, just like the actor himself.

Rainn wilson - rocker

above: Rainn Wilson at The Rocker (2008) premiere

The project
launched on May 29 and goes through Sept. 6, 2010.

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