Mariko Art is a place to see new art, to discuss art, both old and new, and to meet other people who share your values in art. We also sell some art that fits our criteria, as well as providing recommended reading, both books and articles.

What Makes a Work of Art Great?

Here’s our point: If you learn to look at this one painting with a fresh set of eyes, and an open mind, you can change the way you look at just about everything.

Is the Mona Lisa a Great Painting?

Enlarge this image Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa If you ask most people if the Mona Lisa is a great painting they would instinctively say “Of course”. It is the most famous painting in the world. It has been called “the best known, the most visited, the most written about, the most sung about, the most parodied work of art in the world.”

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Art Worth A Look

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Here we are suggesting the Great Books on Art. Read More at Great Reads