The exhibition that elevated selfies as an art form

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A gallery assistant poses for a photograph during a press day to promote the upcoming exhibition 'From Selfie to Self-Expression' at the Saatchi Gallery in London, Britain. (REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth)
A gallery assistant poses for a photograph during a press day to promote the upcoming exhibition 'From Selfie to Self-Expression' at the Saatchi Gallery in London, Britain. (REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth)

From Old Masters’ self-portraits to contemporary selfies taken on phones, a London exhibition explores the creative potential of a mode of expression whose modern form is often derided as inane.

The British capital’s Saatchi Gallery launched “From Selfie to Self-Expression”. It was the world’s first exhibition looking at the history of selfies.

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