L.H.O.O.Q Mona Lisa With Moustache was made by the French painter Marcel Duchamp, which was also known as L.H.O.O.Q. L.H.O.O.Q was the homonym of French word, symbolizing lascivious and dirty; Duchamp regarded Vinci's classic work as the object openly mocking and showed the real look, ignoring the constraints of traditional character; he took the art to the extreme and to the subsequent movement in art with a new enlightenment.
One day in December in 1919, Duchamp bought a printed Mona Lisa postcard in Liweili Street and outlined two small mustaches with a pencil in the elegant lady's face, and at the bottom drew several capital letters L. H. O. O. Q. The letters themselves had no meaning, but if you read the letters aloud, it would sound like French "her ass hot". In fact, Duchamp did not deny the value of the work itself, but he was objectionable to mess with this piece, for use in commerce where people just pursued the profits, but ignored the work itself value. Mona Lisa had been copied for many times, even the packaging was printed with Mona Lisa's smile. Duchamp angrily wrote the L. H. O. O. Q in this work. It was universal art would only bring profits to the businesses, with no meaning. Duchamp saw such noble art was trampled, which was so popular. They readily took out a brush to make an art contest. Of course, he was also very easy to reach the peak of the art, which became the object evaluation and criticism. He also won the people's respect. In the face of such situation, Duchamp said, "She is so famous and widely admired; I just want to make a joke with her. Strangely, when you see the beard, Mona Lisa naturally becomes a man, not a fancy dress into a man. It really is a man; this is what I found, although I am not aware of this point."