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When I walked into our shared workspace this morning, I noticed that our studiomate Tina had hung up a new print. It looked strikingly beautiful framed on a wall.

Since 2006, artist Uli Westphal has been collecting, documenting and eating Berlin’s “mutatoes,” the funny-shaped fruits and vegetables that can be found at farmers’ markets. Westphal calls them the “last survivors of agricultural diversity,” since “the complete absence of botanical anomalies in our supermarkets has caused us to regard the consistency of produce presented there as natural.”

Here are a few close-ups…

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Cool, right? It must have been fun to scout these out at markets. They remind me of Wright Kitchen’s Instagram feed.

P.S. Where to find affordable art, and my all-time favorite art installation.