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Cleaning Mona Lisa

This book is available for download with iBooks on your Mac or iOS device. Multi-touch books can be read with iBooks on your Mac or iOS device. Books with interactive features may work best on an iOS device. iBooks on your Mac requires OS X 10.9 or later.


Mona Lisa is one of the world’s most studied paintings, yet she still has secrets to reveal. Join art historian Lee Sandstead—university professor and host of Travel Channel’s Emmy nominated Art Attack—on an interactive journey into the hidden world of Renaissance and realist art. Watch engaging videos. Read interviews with prominent museum conservators. Interact with gorgeous paintings by artists such as Titian, Rembrandt, Waterhouse, and Bouguereau. All to follow Lee on his quest to understand the greatest secret of all—the craft behind the woman.

Cleaning Mona Lisa was designed by Tapity, Inc., winner of a 2011 Apple Design Award.

"an intriguing, personalized story from a passionate and talented art historian" ~ MacStories

"Bringing iBooks to a new standard" ~ TUAW

"an exciting and unique kind of reading experience on the iPad" ~ App Advice

Cleaning Mona Lisa requires iBooks 2.1.1 or later.


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Customer Reviews

love the interactivity

As a teacher, I showed this iBook to my students before a museum trip, and in a few minutes time, I projected the book on the classroom's lcd projector. The students were astounded and added greatly to the museum experience. Although it says the iBooks is for upper grades, I showed this to my 5th grade class to great aplumb.

I have been teaching art for several years, and I did not know the lessons in this book. For $2.99, this will greatly enhance any museum experience.

Highly recommended.

Forget "Mona Lisa"

Perhaps the ebook should be renamed "Restoration Cleaning - what should be done to the Mona Lisa." There is very little information or even artwork of the Mona Lisa. What is in this treatise of expert cleaning are pictures of a lot of art and the possibility of what they might look like if painted to represent current day HDR photoshop techniques.

Art lover or not ?

I love art and have had the plassure of seeing many works of art but even if you are just a
person starting to look at and love art this Book is for you you will learn so much about art.
Great Buy for the money I have read it and Now
appreciate the art more Thank you.

Cleaning Mona Lisa
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  • $4.99
  • Level: Grades 10-17
  • Available on iPad, iPhone and Mac.
  • Category: Art & Architecture
  • Published: May 29, 2012
  • Publisher: Monument Light, LLC
  • Seller: Monument Light, LLC
  • Print Length: 59 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Requirements: To view this book, you must have an iPad with iBooks 2 or later and iOS 5 or later, or an iPhone with iOS 8.4 or later, or a Mac with OS X 10.9 or later.

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