All the single ladies are actually Da Vinci as a woman. (via)
There are probably a lot of interesting conclusions one could draw about America's most-photographed couple taking a picture of themselves in front of the Mona Lisa, perhaps the world's most visited painting. Entire graduate dissertations could be written about the couple's posture—turned away from the Da Vinci, toward the viewer, as if to say their own faces deserve a place among the greatest works of art on the planet. Is Beyonce's flag t-shirt a play on the visual of the typical American tourist in Paris? Is the answer to the couple's marital issues hidden in Jay Z's enigmatic facial expression?
It's smaller than most people think it is. (via)
But what I really want to know is how did they get the gallery to themselves? Does this mean if you're famous, you just get the Louvre to yourself whenever you want?! Pretty sweet!
(by Shira Rachel Danan)