The Mona Lisa Project
May 27 - 27, 2010
1710 Lavaca Street, Austin, TX 78701
Women and Their Work presents a panel and public discussion on The Mona Lisa Project by photographer Rino Pizzi. Pizzi and artists Connie Arismendi, Ellen Berman, Valerie Chaussonnet, Faith Gay, Judy Jensen, Germaine Keller, Emily Little, Beili Liu, Beverly Penn, Margo Sawyer, Nancy Scanlan, Julie Speed, Jana Swec, Liz Ward, Sally Weber, and Sydney Yeager will be discussing their creative collaboration. The Mona Lisa Project is a series of collaborative portraits inspired by the image and cultural relevance of Leonardo Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa portrait where participants rehearsed the smile of Mona Lisa as closely as possible to the original portrait.