In an LA exhibition by artist Simon Birch, a visitor lost her balance and damaged $200,000 worth of art.
Museumgoer Breaks a Kusama Pumpkin, Allegedly in Pursuit of a Selfie [UPDATED]
According to museum visitors, someone attempting to take a selfie in Yayoi Kusama’s newest mirror room fell into the gleaming patch of pumpkin sculptures and broke one of them.
Selfie-Seeking Tourist Topples 18th-Century Sculpture
Another museum has felt the sting of selfie culture, and this time it is in Portugal.
Watch This ‘Ding Dong’ Clock a Museum Timepiece
Enough is enough — when will museum visitors learn to NOT TOUCH THE ART??!
Kids Smash Art at Glass Museum While Adults Stand by Filming
Just when you’d thought you’d seen it all when it comes to art-breaking mishaps (selfie seekers, I’m looking at you), along comes this incredible footage from China of two boys fracturing a sculpture in the Shanghai Museum of Glass.
In Quest for Selfie, Tourist Scales and Smashes 126-Year-Old Statue
Another day, another unnecessary, accidental damage of art.
Soda-Swigging Schoolkid Punches Hole in 17th-Century Painting
A trip to an art exhibition in Taipei ended in a less-than-ideal manner for a 12-year-old boy, who tripped and broke his fall by sticking his fist through a painting — thereby realizing everyone’s worst museum-related nightmare.
Selfie Snappers Smash Baroque Sculpture in Herculean Feat of Stupidity
On Friday two tourists visiting the northern Italian city of Cremona broke part of an 18th-century sculpture they were climbing to take a selfie.
Man Breaks Statue in Quest for Selfie
It’s one thing for people to take selfies with works of art; it’s another to climb on the art in order to get a photo and break it in the process.