Royal Art Museum gift shop

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The Royal Art Museum gift shop is part of the Royal Art Museum in Ankh-Morpork. Shoppers browsing its rotating stock can view economically relevant art as they go about their business.

Art

Sir Hugh Whittly's "Profit" -- [TM: Ankh-Morporkian culture]

Painted with oils and simply titled "Profit" the canvas shows a plump drawstring bag on a matte black background. The bag is adorned with a huge, red dollar symbol that seems to sparkle as though made from rubies.

William Broughton's "Market Day" -- [TM: Ankh-Morporkian culture]

This painting must surely have been created by a master. It shows a detailed market scene with numerous stalls doing a brisk trade. Items of clothing, spices, baked goods, colourful bolts of fabric and live chickens are just some of the wares being traded. The detail extends to the figures of the stallholders and market-goers.

Bolt Fursley's "Quarterly Urnings" -- [TM: Ankh-Morporkian culture]

One of the things Morporkians have come to expect of their Art is a liberal sprinkling of urns. The creator of this piece, Bolt Fursley, has taken this to heart and has produced an urn mounted on a plinth... well, some of an urn. The golden urn seems to have been cut length-wise into quarters and one such quarter is what is on display here. No doubt this is a statement of some kind.

Fenix Witherby's "The Golden River" -- [TM: Ankh-Morporkian culture]

A pencil drawing protected behind a pane of glass. It shows Harry King's woodpulp-and-rags business in action. A diverse group of workers, including trolls, golems and humans, are standing in front of a golem-powered belt on which all manner of "rubbish" is being sorted. Rows of bins stand on either side of the belt and the picture has caught some of the workers in the act of tossing items into them.