In an LA exhibition by artist Simon Birch, a visitor lost her balance and damaged $200,000 worth of art.
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.
Another museum has felt the sting of selfie culture, and this time it is in Portugal.
Enough is enough — when will museum visitors learn to NOT TOUCH THE ART??!
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.
Another day, another unnecessary, accidental damage of art.
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.
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.
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.