Thursday, August 5, 2010
Modern Mona Lisa Portrait Draws Attention in London England
Murray Whyte, visual arts writer for the Toronto Star, writes another intriquing article. This one features Shaun Downey, a Toronto photographer, who saw a strange beauty, in 17-year-old Dearbhail Bracken-Roche.
Downey entered this portrait in the annual Portrait Award competition at the National Portrait Gallery in London, England, and with that the picture took on a new life of its own capturing - a lot - of attention.
Please click here to read Murray's interesting article.
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