What Do You See in Art? Nearly 50 People Told Us

THE NEW YORK TIMES | Alex Vadukul:

MARTIN R. ANDERSON, 65, squints to appreciate the geometry of paintings at the museum. Kate Davis, 24, says the sunlight that bounces off museum walls and onto the art can’t be reproduced. Stan Kaplan, 65, flies across the country just to see a Leonardo da Vinci drawing “more beautiful” than the Mona Lisa. And an elderly woman posts to Facebook a selfie of herself beside a masterwork, presumably commencing an avalanche of social-media approval… Read more

Image: Jinny Choi, a New York University student from Seoul, with Maria Lassnig’s “You or Me” (2005).CreditTony Cenicola/The New York Times