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Here Are 9 Shocking Times People Destroyed Art While Taking Selfies, Ranked by Severity

Caroline Goldstein: Artnet

A look back at some of the most catastrophic selfie fails in recent memory.

As we take a moment to look back on the past year, we couldn’t help but notice that it was strewn with the shards of priceless art—all knocked over by clumsy tourists angling for better selfies.

We rounded up the most tragic cases in recent memory, ranking them on a scale of one to five based on the incident’s shock factor, public visibility, age of the victimized art, and the potential for its restoration. …Read More

Pictured: The “Museum Destruction Selfie” display at the Museum of Selfies. Photo: Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images.

2019-01-02T05:12:42+00:00