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(Mother Nature Network)   The 3-Da Vinci Code   ( divider line
    More: Strange, Mona Lisa, Martin Prado, University of Montreal  
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6531 clicks; posted to Main » on 06 May 2014 at 10:59 AM (3 years ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»

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2014-05-06 05:15:44 AM  
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This is a fake.
2014-05-06 11:08:26 AM  
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The 3D is broken with these two pix . . .

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2014-05-06 10:15:47 PM  
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mdeesnuts: Aside from it being painted by Da Vinci, I never understood the draw of the Mona Lisa.

Why is it one of the most famous paintings ever?

You know what, that's an exceptionally good question, one that many people never pause to ask.

When it was painted it was a remarkable technical and artistic breakthrough in its subtlety and composition, but those achievements were quickly matched by other masters. For a long time it was considered to be among the great paintings, but by no means the singularly iconic image that modern popular culture has made it. That only really started in the mid- to late-19th C, and at least in part because the romantics of the age chose to project their own interpretations onto that enigmatic expression. It got a big boost early in the 20th C when it was stolen, and the crime became attached to an elaborate failed scam that would have made an awesome mid-60s caper movie with Michael Caine (as well as inspiring an episode of White Collar and probably one of Leverage, if memory serves).

For most people, their reaction on seeing the real thing for the first time is something like "Really? That's it?", closely followed by "Wow, it's much smaller than I expected".
2014-05-06 12:10:57 PM  
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brimed03: So art class studios with 7 students in a semi-circle all painting the same model are actually experiments in 7D-vision. Cool.

No, it's 15th century Bullet Time.  They just didn't have bullets yet.
2014-05-06 12:07:57 PM  
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So art class studios with 7 students in a semi-circle all painting the same model are actually experiments in 7D-vision. Cool.

But it is actually an interesting theory, if only a theory. I mean, if it *was* just the result of Da Vinci's students painting the same model, they wouldn't be within-millimeters duplicates. Seems to me that had to be conscious, perhaps an experiment.
2014-05-06 11:51:58 AM  
1 vote:
I think it means they were both in the same studio and painted the same thing.
2014-05-06 11:22:43 AM  
1 vote:
the oldest 3-D artwork

Venus of Willendorf unimpressed
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/you keep using the term 3-d; i do not think it means what you think it means
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