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Oil on canvas pixelated painting of Mona Lisa by Gus Van Sant

Gus Van Sant - Mona Lisa #8, detail, 2021. Oil on canvas 84 x 62 inches (213.4 x 147.5 cm) ©️ Gus Van Sant; Photo by Flying Studio; Courtesy the artist and Vito Schnabel Gallery

The world’s best-known artwork in history, the mysterious Mona Lisa, has inspired numerous artists for centuries. Her discreet smile, the state of calmness, and the pose have been interpreted differently, yet the painting widely celebrated for featuring the ideal of beauty still captures the fancy of many including the famous filmmaker Gus Van Sant.

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