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Locking lips with the Mona Lisa

Waiting in line, fighting for a view, photographing the backs of other tourists in the Louvre…  it seems like here might be other things to do on a Tuesday midday in Paris. How does locking eyes with a known masterpiece change us? If you can view her online, then isn’t that a little more intimate than at a distance? If you believe what you read about the nature of atomic matter, seeing something changes both the viewer and the object. Better keep your eyes open and pay attention. 

One comment on “Locking lips with the Mona Lisa

  1. Marshall Watkins
    July 12, 2013

    That intimacy is why Leonardo da Vinci is my favorite Renaissance artist. Marskins55m

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