Surprised museum researchers find many visitors snap photographs of themselves with the masterpieces.
When it comes to images that portray young women in clichéd poses, advertisements have nothing on selfies.
In fact, they might be something way more interesting.
Selfies are no more art than a can of paint falling on a blank piece of paper is a Jackson Pollock.
Just as the affordability of mirrors drove the rise of self-portraits in Renaissance Art, reversible cameras have made every smartphone owner into a Cindy Sherman or Nan Goldin. On how we're no longer self-conscious, but self-constructive.