×


 x 

Shopping cart
Darian Leader - Stealing the Mona Lisa - 9780571212637 - KKD0001874
Stock image for illustration purposes only - book cover, edition or condition may vary.

Stealing the Mona Lisa

€ 17.95
FREE Delivery in Ireland
Description for Stealing the Mona Lisa Paperback. When the "Mona Lisa" was stolen from the Louvre in 1911, thousands of people flocked to see where it had once been on display. What could have drawn these crowds to an empty space? Taking the intriguing story of the "Mona Lisa's" two year disappearance as his starting point, the author explores the psychology of looking at visual art. Num Pages: 224 pages, 10 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: ABA; JMAF; JMRP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 128 x 13. Weight in Grams: 222. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
When the Mona Lisa was stolen from the Louvre in 1911, thousands of people flocked to see where it had once been on display. Many of them had never seen the painting in the first place. What could have drawn these crowds to an empty space? And can this tell us something about why we look at art, why artists create it, and why it has to be so expensive? Taking the intriguing story of the Mona Lisa's two year disappearance as his starting point, Darian Leader explores the psychology of looking at visual art. What do paintings ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Darian Leader
Condition
Used, Very Good
Signed by the author
;Yes
Number of Pages
224
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780571212637
SKU
KKD0001874
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 2 to 4 working days
Ref
99-2

About Darian Leader
Darian Leader is a psychoanalyst and a founder member of the Centre for Freudian Analysis and Research in London. He is the author of, among others, Why do women write more letters than they post?, Promises lovers make when it gets late, Freud's Footnotes, Stealing the Mona Lisa, Why Do People Get Ill? and The New Black.

Reviews for Stealing the Mona Lisa

Goodreads reviews for Stealing the Mona Lisa


Subscribe to our newsletter

News on special offers, signed editions & more!