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By Brianna Wray
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The Museum of Un-Natural History

Opinionated, satiric, iconoclastic, and in questionable taste


March 21, 2019

Brianna Wray

The parlor of the Museum of Un-Natural History located above Tallman's Drug on Main Street in downtown Walla Walla.

WALLA WALLA-Upstairs, and down the hall of a brick-and-mortar building on Walla Walla's Main Street sits one Gerald Matthews; part artist, part exhibit. Matthews is a retired actor most famously known as the voice of Sugar Bear, the suave Sugar Crisp cereal mascot and the little man in the Ty-D-Bol ad.

Matthews has spent the last 30 years creating a madhouse of irreverent sculptures that whirl and buzz as a social commentary referencing Dadaism, Surrealism and Absurdism.

Astounding and outlandish compositions line shelves and perch in cages such as the Massive Egg of the Giant Squawk, a m...

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