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With all due respect, the Mona Lisa is overrated.
I feel like vocals are to music what portraits are to painting. They're the humanity. Landscapes are good and fine, but at the end of the day everyone loves the Mona Lisa.
I'm a producer. I'm a musician. And my job is to come in and, you know, put - you know, I treat all of the artists that I work with, like, you know, the way da Vinci was looking at Mona Lisa, you know, there's an interesting backdrop.
Mona Lisa looks as if she has just been sick, or is about to be.
Owning the Yankees is like owning the Mona Lisa.
Every work of art belongs to his time. I would not paint again the Mona Lisa in the third dimension.
Also, since art is a vehicle for the transmission of ideas through form, the reproduction of the form only reinforces the concept. It is the idea that is being reproduced. Anyone who understands the work of art owns it. We all own the Mona Lisa.
The founder of the Mona Foundation actually knew my dad for years, and the more I learned about it, the more I realized I really found the perfect charity. It sponsors schools and educational initiatives all over the planet.
I really believe that if you practice enough you could paint the 'Mona Lisa' with a two-inch brush.
Actually, my real name is not Mona. It's Jasmeet. I changed it to Mona when I came to Mumbai.
You know, people call mystery novels or thrillers 'puzzles.' I never understood that, because when I buy a puzzle, I already know what it is. It's on the box. And even if I don't, if it's a 5,000-piece puzzle of the 'Mona Lisa', it's not like I put the last piece in and go, 'I had no idea it's the 'Mona Lisa'!'
I was to Japanese visitors to Washington what the Mona Lisa is to Americans visiting Paris.
John C. Danforth
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