The Art Assignment

The Art History of the Selfie

Season 2 Episode 50 | 8m | Video has closed captioning.

Artists have been taking selfies since the dawn of photography. Cameras allowed people to capture their own image in a way that had never been possible in all of human history, and today most of us carry these magical devices in our pockets, taking self portraits everywhere we go.

Aired: 11/03/16

Rating: NR


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