publication date: Tuesday, May 12, 2009 (part of Round XXXIX)

category: Art

clue: This painter had an eye for a beautiful nighttime sky, but not an ear.

explanation: van Gogh was known for numerous nighttime paintings including Starry Night. He is known for the legend that he cut off his ear over being losing a lover or a friend. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, Justin Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Tony Peters, Ryan Dunn, Sarah Kyle, Walter Chesser, and Vicki Moore

trivia: Scott came up with the idea for Monopoly Week the evening after this goo was published, and realized that van "Go" would be a good addition to the week, so he retroactively included it.

Monopoly Week This goo was part of Monopoly Week.



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