Mona Lisa

Here are 11 of the most surprising facts about the history of the Louvre.
Many famous paintings that have gone by different names over the years.
One of the greatest thefts in art history is set to grace the big screen soon.
Call it a testament to his genius, but Leonardo da Vinci has an incredible knack for staying in the headlines for someone 500 years deceased. Last week marked the 500th anniversary of his death, and…
500 years after his death on May 2, 1519, the accomplishments of Leonardo da Vinci, the quintessential Renaissance man, are still astounding. In a year marked by exhibitions and celebrations around…
Conservation experts with the Center for Research and Restoration of the Museums of France (C2RMF) at the Louvre have uncovered new evidence that a charcoal sketch long attributed to the workshop of…
Part two of the inaugural episode of the ArtCurious Podcast explores the world's most famous work of art: Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa. It is iconic, incredible, and unforgettable-- but is the work…
The study concluded that “There is no doubt about the existence of the Mona Lisa effect—it just does not occur with Mona Lisa herself.”