- DURATION 1 hr
How well do you know the world's most famous painting? It was stolen in 1911 and rocketed to world stardom. But there is more to the story, including the implication of Pablo Picasso in the theft, a wild goose chase tricking the Nazis and a tea cup wielding maniac attacking it. This talk will provide a deep look at the many fascinating stories behind Leonardo's Mona Lisa.
- Duration: 1 hr
- Online Zoom event: Join from your computer, phone or tablet (no replay available)
Meet the Host, Dr Noah Charney
Dr Noah Charney is a professor of art history and internationally best-selling author of more than 15 books, including a Pulitzer finalist. He writes often for The Guardian and other prominent media, and presents on television and radio, including for the BBC. His latest books include The Devil in the Gallery: How Scandal, Shock and Rivalry Shaped the Art World and Making It: The Artist's Survival Guide. He is renowned for his dynamic talks (even via Zoom) and has spoken at the National Gallery and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, among countless other venues.
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