Mona Lisa speaks Persian: An Iranian artist’s visual response to an iconic painting
This article focuses on the visual response of a contemporary Iranian artist (Farah Ossouli) to a painting by a Renaissance Italian artist (Leonardo da Vinci), and it discusses how and why Ossouli has re-presented an icon of the western art canon through her creative discourse. Also it investigates Ossouli’s use of visual re-narration as a pedagogical tool for offering alternative social, cultural and political perspectives.
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: Columbia University
Publication date: March 1, 2014
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