Weekly recap of art-world news.
Now You Can Text Cindy Sherman Emojis to Your Friends
Looking to present a range of complex expressions beyond the basic sad, happy, etc, New York designer Hyo Hong has created a new set of emojis that use Cindy Sherman’s iconic self-portraits. The emjois are available for free download.
Read the full story (It’s Nice That)
Controversy Over Use of American Flag as a Photo Prop
Vanessa Hicks, a photographer and Navy veteran, has ignited controversy over what constitutes desecration of the American flag by using the flag to cradle a baby in a recent photo shoot.
Read the full story (ABC News)
Visit the World’s First Selfie Museum
While selfie stick bans may be on the rise, one museum is embracing the free publicity of museum selfies. The museum Art in Island recently held its grand opening in the Philippines where visitors are encouraged to interact with the art by making selfies with 3D models of iconic paintings.
Read the full story (Good Magazine)