Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa is claimed to be the world’s #1 most popular painting. But why? Is it that special? This priceless work of art rests in the Louvre Museum in Paris–where it was stolen in 1911! With all her technique, mysterious smile, beloved painter, and origin theories, the Mona Lisa had fame since the 16th century,… Read More Mona Lisa – Why?
‘Spun’ off of Raphael’s School of Athens, c. 1509-1511. Featuring Plato and Aristotle on the fresco wall (1 out of 4) representing Philosophy. Which figure is Plato, and which is Aristotle? Why is one gesturing upwards, and the other holding his hand out before him? School of Athens & Stanza della Segnatura, Papal… Read More Art History Meme #2
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