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Photo Diary: The Van Gogh Gift Shop at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Recently hit the Philadelphia Museum of Art for Zoe Strauss’s Ten Years (check it!) and Van Gogh: Up Close — the latter of which delivered a spectacular gallery devoted to paintings of grass (duuuude) and a gift shop that is part Whole Foods import aisle/part Marseille Provence Airport. In fact, I haven’t seen art merch this sublimely ridiculous since the Frida Kahlo extravaganza at SFMOMA a few years back.

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The Digest. 03.31.09.

Detail from Self-portrait in Straw Hat, 1887, by Vincent Van Gogh at the Met. (Photo by C-M.)

The Digest. 01.16.08.

Mulberry Tree, 1889, by Vincent Van Gogh, at the Norton Simon in Pasadena. (Photo by C-M.)