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Stealing the Mona Lisa

What Art Stops Us from Seeing

Stealing the Mona Lisa( )
Author: Leader, Darian
Publication Date:Feb 2005
Publisher:Faber & Faber, Limited
Book Format:Paperback
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Book Description:

When the Mona Lisa was stolen from the Louvre in 1911, thousands of people flocked to see where it had once been on display. Many of them had never seen the painting in the first place. What could have drawn these crowds to an empty space? And can this tell us something about why we look at art, why artists create it, and why it has to be so expensive? Taking the intriguing story of the Mona Lisa's two year disappearance as his starting point, Darian Leader explores the...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Art / General
Art / Criticism & Theory
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):12.601 x 19.799 x 1.6 cm
Book Weight:0.269 Kilograms

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