Arts Everyday Living: A Week at the Museum, III—The Mona Lisa in Multi-Media at the Louvre

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Would you like to experience the Mona Lisa via multi-media?  The Louvre, one of the oldest art museums in the world, has decidedly gone high-tech.  Enter its website (link below) and click on A CLOSER LOOK: 13 INTERACTIVE MULTI-MEDIA STUDIES  at the top of the main page to explore Leonardo’s masterpiece and 12 other works of art from the Louvre’s extensive collection.

You’ll begin your tour in the heart of the art museum, zooming close-up to Mona Lisa herself. Through a combination of text, graphics, full-motion video and sound, you’ll participate in an analysis of the painting’s composition, technique, and restorations.  You’ll also learn about the identity of the model as well as the portrait’s place in Western art and in Leonardo’s artistic career.

And, who knows, you could even discover the secret behind Mona Lisa’s smile!

Here’s the link:

The Louvre


Mona Lisa

Leonardo da Vinci, Mona Lisa, c. 1503-1507, oil on poplar, The Louvre, Paris


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