As Notre-Dame burned, there was controversy over people responding by sharing selfies they’d taken at the cathedral. But there may be public value in this practice.
Both states have strict user privacy laws governing the use of biometric identifiers like scans of facial geometry.
A new feature of the Google Arts & Culture app promises to match users’ selfies with similar faces in artworks, though the algorithm’s questionable pairings are often just as interesting as its uncanny matches.
In this chapter from her new book, The Selfie Generation, Alicia Eler examines how artists and others have harnessed selfies as acts of defiant self-representation.
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.
It may very well be the first public sculpture that commemorates the act of taking a selfie.
MILWAUKEE — As I look at this photograph of myself, lying flat with arms outstretched on the Carl Andre, I wonder about my violation of museum etiquette.
Enter Transfer gallery and your entire field of vision is instantly taken up by a vast screen, measuring 10 by 10 feet, nearly the width of the room.
The owner of a horse that photobombed a contest-winning selfie, snapped by a three-year-old boy of him and his father, is demanding a share of the prize, arguing that the family should have asked her for permission prior to taking the photograph.
It’s the 21st century, and monkeys take selfies. But do they own the copyrights to those images? PETA says yes.
When 2,000 new police officers were sworn into duty in Kiev last Saturday, Ukrainians couldn’t help noticing how attractive the recruits — a quarter of them women — looked.
Snapping selfies can have pretty serious effects, like damaging art in the quest for likes. In Russia, though, death has become a troublingly common consequence of taking selfies.