Sunday, 25 September 2016

How The Mona Lisa Became So Overrated

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Why did the Mona Lisa become the most famous painting in the world while other pieces fail to excite the world's coffee mug makers? Her fame can seem as enigmatic as her legendary smile. But there is a logical case for just how Mona became... Mona. And the story involves one surprisingly influential critic and a theft.

(via Nag on the Lake)

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