Basel Beat: DIS Debuts #artselfie

Basel Beat: DIS Debuts #artselfie

V GIVE YOU ALL THE BEST OF ART BASEL MIAMI BEACH

V GIVE YOU ALL THE BEST OF ART BASEL MIAMI BEACH

Recently, social media- specifically Instagram- and the art world have come to an inevitable head with Kim Kardashian's book of selfies, Selfish, Richard Prince's gallery of printed Instagram selfies and James Franco's op-ed for the New York Times, in which he describes the cultural significance and art behind self-portraits on social media. DIS Magazine has addressed the phenomenon with the release of its new book, #artselfie. The tome presents images that were posted with #artselfie since the hashtag's inception by DIS in 2012. The publication marks the canonization of social media as art, with art- a phenomenon likely to grow more common as the obsession with online sharing platforms grows.

#artselfie is available now at Jean Boite and at PAMM during Art Basel Miami Beach

Credits: IMAGE COURTESY OF DIS MAGAZINE

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