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Is there any Meaning in the SMILE of MONALISA ( Art ).................?????????

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Asked by anantharaman, 20 Jan '12 07:25 pm
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The most enigmatic and most sought after factor in the painting of Mona Lisa is its smile. This is understood that her smile has a number of things hidden.The most starking feature is that a viewer finds different shades in her smile. If one looks at it with full concentration, he finds that in beginning the painting seems to be smiling and in light mood. But after sometime the same painting seems to be catching a serious mood and the lightness fades away gradually.

Many scientists and researchers put their efforts to bring forth the secret behind this world famous oil painting. In late 2005, Dutch researchers from the University of Amsterdam scanned the image through an "emotion recognition" computer software developed in collaboration with the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The revelations of the software were very interesting. It found that the smile to be 83% happy, 9% disgusted, 6% fearful, 2% angry, less than 1% neutral, and not surprised at all. This study was n ...more
Answered by PARTHA PATHAK, 20 Jan '12 07:27 pm

 
  
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The expression on Mona's face has always fascinated commentators. In recent years, scientific explanations have been published, most describing it as a sign of her deteriorating physical or medical condition. A dentist in Italy said that her smile was caused by a toothache. In London, it was determined that she was deaf, that she looked that way because she was trying so hard to listen to Leonardo. She's pregnant or she's just given birth. In 1959, Kenneth O'Keefe wrote in the Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences that she was pregnant. He diagnosed this by detecting an enlarged thyroid indicated by the 'puffy neck'. In 1989, Kedal Adour, an American specialist, diagnosed a facial paralysis called Bell's palsy. Prof. Jean-Jacques Comtet said that her posture indicated that she was hemiplegic or spastic. Joseph E Borkowski said that she had lost her front teeth, indicated by scar on her lip not unlike those caused by blunt force. She also has syphilis, high cholesterol ...more
Answered by anil garg, 20 Jan '12 07:39 pm

 
  
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No meaning ,just art
Answered by yusuf syed, 20 Jan '12 07:44 pm

 
  
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Yes, her smile conveys many a feeling, but it's for the beholder to understand in correct perspective...!
Answered by Dil Se, 20 Jan '12 07:42 pm

 
  
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World famous painting with many knowledgeable people attributing various reasons regarding the mysterious smile of Monalisa. Being not knowledgeable, I have always felt that the smile was stupid, the painting was absurd, sir.
Answered by Somebodysomewhere, 20 Jan '12 07:29 pm

 
  
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No
Answered by Manju Sikri, 26 Jan '12 01:38 pm

 
  
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Lot of expressions
Answered by klm, 20 Jan '12 09:32 pm

 
  
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For me it reveals a Motherly affection.
Answered by magi, 20 Jan '12 09:07 pm

 
  
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