August 31, 2009 · Print This Article
The World Classic Interactive Arts Exhibition opened in Beijing last week. Sounds more like a golf tournament than an art show, no? Among some sixty odd exhibits on view, there’s a holographic Mona Lisa that answers questions from viewers in Mandarin (“Are you married?” “Yes, I am married, and my husband loves me so much!”), a gesticulating Jesus speaking to his apostles at The Last Supper, and various well-endowed Greek statues come virtually to life. Glimpse the madness via this brief video clip; it’s in Russian, but that doesn’t matter. (Via).