Posted by: bluesyemre | April 12, 2012

Mona Lisa doesn’t need Google Art Project

  LA Times: A Hi Res Art Digitization Collection From France that Includes The Mona Lisa
  • Since Google Art Project launched, art lovers have been asking why the world’s most famous painting — Leonardo Da Vinci’s “Mona Lisa” — isn’t included on the site that features digitized images of works from select museum collections around the world. The simple answer is that the “Mona Lisa” and some other works from the Louvre Museum in Paris are already available online, but on a different art site, one that’s organized by a French cultural body known as the Centre de Recherche et de Restauration des Musées de France (the Center for Research and Restoration of Museums of France).

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