Best Art World Selfies, Courtesy of Val Kilmer, Ai Weiwei, Klaus Biesenbach, and More

Selfie-scholar Jerry Saltz with the work of Cy Twombly. Copyright: the original image-maker/s, see http://on.fb.me/1c8aUrp

In honor of the now famous Italian student who smashed an ancient Greek statue in pursuit of a selfie (and simultaneously exemplified everything people dislike about Millennials), we’ve rounded up some of the best art world selfies that we could find on the web. Don’t worry, art lovers, no more statues were harmed in the making of this article.

Andrea Rosen's selfie with Jordan Wolfson's creation at David Zwirner.

Andrea Rosen’s selfie with Jordan Wolfson’s creation at David Zwirner.
Source: Instagram

Hyperallergic's Hrag Vartanian takes a selfie with Larry Krones "I'm Bad (He's Bad)".

Hyperallergic’s Hrag Vartanian takes a selfie with Larry Krone’s “I’m Bad (He’s Bad)”.
Source: Instagram

Selfie-scholar Jerry Saltz with the work of Cy Twombly. Copyright: the original image-maker/s, see http://on.fb.me/1c8aUrp

Selfie scholar Jerry Saltz with the work of Cy Twombly.
Source: Facebook

Laurie Simmons "Redhead/Red Dress/Selfie" proves that you need not be human to take a perfect selfie.

Laurie Simmons‘ “Redhead/Red Dress/Selfie” proves that you need not be human to take a perfect selfie.
Source: Courtesy the artist, Salon 94.

Fitz & Co's Rebecca Taylor takes a shot at the #ArtSelfie Mothership (Yayoi Kusama's "I Who Have Arrived in Heaven")

Fitz & Co’s Rebecca Taylor takes a shot at the #ArtSelfie Mothership (Yayoi Kusama’s “I Who Have Arrived in Heaven”)

Val Kilmer takes a selfie (with Javier Bardem and Tilda Swinton) at Gagosian Gallery.

Val Kilmer takes a selfie (with Javier Bardem and Tilda Swinton) at Gagosian Gallery.
Source: Twitter

Klaus Biesenbach's mid-shave selfie.

Klaus Biesenbach’s mid-shave selfie.
Source: Instagram

Model China Chow's Koons selfie at Art Basel Miami.

Model China Chow’s Koons selfie at Art Basel Miami.
Source: Instagram

Self-proclaimed selfie fan Ai WeiWei with entrepreneur Lapo Elkann.

Self-proclaimed selfie fan Ai WeiWei with entrepreneur Lapo Elkann.
Source: Facebook

Artist Alex Mcleod's selfie with Brillo box.

Artist Alex McLeod’s selfie with Brillo box.
Source: ArtFCity.com

Of course, let's not forget that Andy Warhol is the original King of the Selfie.

We could never leave off Andy Warhol, the original King of the Selfie. If only Andy was alive to use Instagram…


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