You gotta Louvre the Mona Lisa
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You gotta Louvre the Mona Lisa

I have seen the Mona Lisa one time. I was in Paris with my parents, and we went to the Louvre and looked at it. It was fine. Everyone says it’s smaller than you imagine it will be, and that’s true, except that because you know the Mona Lisa is smaller than you imagined before you go in and see it, it ends up being roughly the size you imagined. You also have to stand kind of far away from it because it’s the most famous painting in the world and they don’t want anybody to mess it up, so it might actually be hard to tell whether it’s that small or if it’s just a combination of the frame and the distance tricking your eyes. Anyways, it’s definitely less fun to look at than this photo of Diddy standing next to the Mona Lisa , but it’s way more fun to look at than reading The Da Vinci Code , which is a bad book. The Mona Lisa is a perfectly fine work of art. Yesterday, The New York Times published a piece by its art critic, Jason Farago, calling for the Mona Lisa to be removed from […]

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