Mona Lisa Talks To Fans (In Mandarin)!

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While Leonard da Vinci's Mona Lisa looks beautiful with her shy mysterious smile, she is not much of conversationalist. However, the 'new' Mona Lisa is quite the opposite. She waves to her fans and is happy share fun anecdotes about her life, if asked. The catch? You have to be able to understand Mandarin-Chinese!

The interactive version of this classic icon is part of the 'World Classic Interactive Arts' exhibition, a collection of 61 classical paintings and sculptures, all recreated with with 3-D holograms and voice recognition devices.

The brainchild of an art gallery in South Korea, the exhibit took 400 engineers and artists over two years to create at an estimated cost of $7million USD.

Among other interactive paintings is another da Vinci classic, Last Supper. Here Jesus can be seen chatting with his apostles,while moving the table around. Even the Greek and Roman statues are interactive, brazenly holding conversations with visitors.

The floating exhibit is currently in Beijing, China, where it is scheduled to stay until November, before moving on to the cities of Hangzhou and Shanghai. Hopefully, they will eventually make their way to our neck of the woods!

sources: bbcnews.co.uk, ndtv.com,cbc.ca.com

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  • wolfieland
    wolfielandSaturday, July 18, 2020 at 7:25 am
    that creepy
    • laynebot5
      laynebot5Friday, July 17, 2020 at 3:14 pm
      Creepy😯
      • herebcofschool
        herebcofschoolMonday, February 24, 2020 at 10:21 am
        kinda creepy tho...
        • savvanah_reed
          savvanah_reedSaturday, February 22, 2020 at 1:43 pm
          Ooo that's so cool! Please follow me
          • lovercat910
            lovercat910Friday, February 21, 2020 at 6:44 pm
            I have always wanted to see something like that.
            • Su jsiehrSunday, December 6, 2015 at 4:33 pm
              I speak mandarin chinese!
              • skiler1234Wednesday, August 5, 2015 at 12:10 pm
                cooleo
                • woahThursday, June 11, 2015 at 7:48 am
                  that is super cool
                  • MurpFurbleFoobThursday, June 11, 2015 at 6:43 am
                    Hey, wait a second! Talking pictures? Hey that's like Harry Potter!
                    • aaaaaaaaaakWednesday, June 10, 2015 at 6:14 pm
                      i know mandarine