Baffled by Conceptual Art? So Are Will Ferrell and Joel McHale in This Museum’s Short Film

Eric Hirshberg directs the Hammer's self-deprecating comedy

Hammer Museum at UCLA

Museums are often pretty humorless when it comes to their artwork. It’s rare for them to acknowledge that art can be confusing—particularly conceptual art, where the artist’s choices can seem self-indulgent or bafflingly arbitrary.

@nudd Tim Nudd is a former creative editor of Adweek.