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Cover of Mona Lisa Project BookMona Lisa ProjectParents who refusedCouple who refusedAsmundAnonymousDan (refused money)ArnaudPlaid GuyVikThree high-school studentsLoriMichelle
Mona Lisa Project
“The Mona Lisa Project” of 1999 was the first conversational artwork that I made and the idea for it started as an elaborate prank. For the projectI approached tourists in a corridor outside the room housing the Mona Lisa and offered them $10 and a postcard of the famous painting if they would not see the painting. I photographed all who accepted (and a few who did not) and I made this artist’s book. There remains a question as to whether the book was the art or the conversations were or this web site is or...