John Oliver's Last Week Tonight’s Gallery for Cultural Enrichment
Nov. 3, 2021 - Nov. 21, 2021
Zanvyl A. Krieger Main Building
The American Visionary Art Museum Wins John Oliver’s Last Week Tonight National Museum Contest - $10,000 Grant Award to AVAM & to Maryland Food Bank
Stay Up Late Brian Swords of York Ties Judith Kudlow Wendy Williams Eating A Lamb Chop 2020 The Saint was designed by our own Gage Branda (not from John Oliver's collection)
Stay Up Late Brian Swords of York Wendy Williams Eating A Lamb Chop 2020 Ties Judith Kudlow
Brian Swords of York 1992 Watercolor on Paper
Judith Kudlow n.d. Oil on Canvas
(not from John Oliver's collection) Gage Branda 2021 Graphic Print
About the Exhibition
Out of a field of nearly 1,000 submissions, the American Visionary Art Museum (AVAM) has been selected as one of only five museums nationwide to exhibit three “weird works of art” selected by Last Week Tonight’s television host John Oliver. AVAM’s required special three-week mini exhibition of the national tour titled, "Last Week Tonight’s Gallery for Cultural Enrichment,” (www.lwtgallery.com) will showcase Oliver’s collection and open at AVAM on November 3, 2021 and run through November 21, 2021.
The featured works include:
Stay Up Late by Brian Swords - 1992:
Dimensions – 18 H x 24 W
Watercolor on Paper
Ties by Judith Kudlow – date unknown:
Dimensions – 14in H x 11in W
Oil on Canvas
Wendy Williams Eating A Lamb Chop, 2020 (artist unknown)
Dimensions – 36in H x 46in W
Acrylic on Plywood Board
...and a few other special surprises!!
Buy regular admission tickets to see these special works through November 21st, 2021.
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