Crumb#039;s quot;obscenequot; images displayed at MassArt

by Beacon Staff • February 4, 2009

There are many distractions in your way before you enter the iR. Crumb's Underground/i exhibition at Massachusetts College of Art and Design.

Clouds of cigarette smoke blind you as you ask the girls with too many piercings where the Stephen D. Paine Gallery is. Before you even enter, jazz music plays somewhere in the distance, and the first viewable item is a cartoon cat grabbing another cartoon cat's breasts.

This couldn't be a more perfect setting and set of circumstances to ease you into the iR. Crumb's Underground/i