The Latest: Mad Pride
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Do people these days really talk like in a Vincent Price horror movie: “I’m mad, mad I tell you! Ma-a-a-a-a-a-ad!”

In 1980 I visited the Museum of Art Brut in Lausanne, Switzerland, which was built around Jean Dubuffet’s collection of art from insane asylums and the like. But the artworks weren’t particularly ma-a-a-a-ad, they were more autistic (a word that I don’t believe I had in my vocabulary yet), made by people with a lot of time on their hands: e.g., a 5-foot-tall model of the Eiffel Tower made out of 10,000 toothpicks.

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