Museum guard Dereck Stafford Mangus urges museumgoers to put their phones down, just for a minute.
To Vaccine Selfie or Not to Vaccine Selfie?
As COVID-19 vaccinations continue rollout in some countries, many feel conflicted about the selfie.
When Tragedy Strikes, Social Media Posts Can Become Invaluable Artifacts
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.
Why Google’s Art Selfie App Doesn’t Work in Texas and Illinois
Both states have strict user privacy laws governing the use of biometric identifiers like scans of facial geometry.
Google App Matching Selfies with Historical Portraits Has Mixed Results But Is 100% Viral
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 Search of the Authentic Selfie
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.
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.
Bronze Sculpture of Selfie-Snappers Stirs a Storm in Sugar Land
It may very well be the first public sculpture that commemorates the act of taking a selfie.
Carl Andre, Museum Etiquette, and Me
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.
Altarpieces for the Digital Age
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.
Neigh-sayer Calls Foal Play, Asks Family to Pony Up for Snapping Selfie with Her Horse
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.
PETA Sues on Behalf of #MonkeySelfie Macaque
It’s the 21st century, and monkeys take selfies. But do they own the copyrights to those images? PETA says yes.