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Tuesday, November 15, 2005
And We'd All Be Watching TV In The Dark, Too

Mark Kleiman:

Personally, I've always wondered whether a Dutch Arts Council, had it existed in the 1880s, might have prevented Van Gogh's suicide and given the world another few billions of dollars' worth of Van Goghs.

See, but if he'd painted more of them, they might not be worth -- ahh, never mind.

(I'll allow that Kleiman may well be deliberately engaging in an Irish bull here.)

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