Thursday, November 11, 2010

From Lines and Colors: How Long Does it Take To Look at a Painting?

The second column in the series is How Long Does it Take To Look at a Painting?, in which he considers the time individuals devote to looking at a painting, from the cursory (the Louvre reports that people look at the Mona Lisa for an average of 15 seconds) to the kind of extended interaction with a painting that takes place over the course of a lifetime.


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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

You are lucky if you get close enough to see ML for 15 seconds and it isn't much bigger than a postage stamp, anyway. :0)