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Artist decorates the Louvre's iconic pyramid

An Italian artist decorated the Louvre museum's glass pyramid Wednesday for the first time in the iconic monument's history, in a protest against capitalism. The artwork, a huge three-looped infinity sign made of mirrors, faces due west onto France's business district, La Defense.Full story

Louvre Museum shuts for day as guards protest pickpockets

PARIS (Reuters) - Tourists caught no glimpse of the Mona Lisa, Winged Victory or Venus de Milo on Wednesday due to a one-day closure of the Louvre, as guards protested that pickpockets were rampant at the world's most visited museum. Full story

Did da Vinci create an earlier Mona Lisa?

  The Mona Lisa Foundation, based in Switzerland, is claiming Leonardo da Vinci painted an earlier version of the Mona Lisa. Is she or isn’t she? NBC’s Jim Maceda reports.

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  Group claims to have early version of 'Mona Lisa'

A group in Geneva, Switzerland is claiming that it has proof that an earlier version of Leonardo da Vinci's "Mona Lisa' exists. NBC's Mark Barger reports.

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File photo of staff members setting up the light in front of a painting attributed to Leonardo da Vinci and depicting Mona Lisa before a presentation in Geneva
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Staff members set up the light in front of a painting attributed to Leonardo da Vinci and depicting Mona Lisa before a presentation in Geneva in this September 27, 2012 file photo. New tests on the painting billed as the original version of the Mona Lisa, Leonardo da Vinci's iconic 15th century port

File photo of a painting attributed to Leonardo da Vinci and depicting Mona Lisa is pictured behind a curtain during a preview presentation in a vault in Geneva
File photo of a painting attributed to Leonardo da Vinci and depicting Mona Lisa is pictured behind a curtain during a preview presentation in a vault in Geneva

A painting attributed to Leonardo da Vinci and depicting Mona Lisa is pictured behind a curtain during a preview presentation in a vault in Geneva in this September 26, 2012 file photo. New tests on the painting billed as the original version of the Mona Lisa, Leonardo da Vinci's iconic 15th century

File photo of Feldman , vice president of the Mona Lisa Foundation, showing similarities on a painting attributed to Leonardo da Vinci and depicting Mona Lisa during a preview presentation in a vault in Geneva
File photo of Feldman , vice president of the Mona Lisa Foundation, showing similarities on a painting attributed to Leonardo da Vinci and depicting Mona Lisa during a preview presentation in a vault in Geneva

David Feldman , vice president of the Mona Lisa Foundation, shows similarities on a painting attributed to Leonardo da Vinci and depicting Mona Lisa to his brother Stanley, an art historian, during a preview presentation in a vault in Geneva in this September 26, 2012 file photo. New tests on the p