Who isn't familiar with Botticellis "Venus", da Vincis "Mona Lisa", and Munchs "Scream"? These paintings draw millions into museums, are reproduced over and over, and seem omnipresent. But how does an artwork become iconic? Arts.21 presents!
It's one of the world's most famous paintings – da Vinci's "Mona Lisa." Yet the iconic image and the enigmatic smile continue to mystify people to this day. Who was the subject?
Our Summer Docs series presents the best Arts.21 documentaries from recent months. Up this week is “Masterpieces”. What makes an artwork so iconic that people are desperate to see the original?
The Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci is undoubtedly the most well-known painting in the world. Painted between 1504 and 1519, it was stolen from the Louvre in Paris in 1911 and became famous overnight.
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