As if we weren’t seeing too much selfies on social media already, news tells us that, yes, a museum exclusively dedicated for selfies will be opening pretty soon. Is this the biggest proof of human vanity, so far? Well, maybe!
According to reports, the said museum will showcase selfie-inspired art along with the history of selfies. Of course, there will also be designated areas for museum-goers who want to take their own selfies during their visit.
The Museum of Selfies is scheduled to open in Los Angeles this January 2018.
According to co-founders Tonny Honton and Tair Mamedov, they thought it would be a great idea to open such a museum since people love going to museums not only to look at art but to take photos of themselves as well.
In an interview, they said:
“The relationship between people and art has changed.
“Now people don’t want to just be a silent consumer, they want to be a part of the art.
“There are many more selfies with the Mona Lisa than actual Mona Lisas.”
There will be a lot in store for selfie lovers.
“We definitely want people to laugh or be surprised by the entire exhibit. So we have the visual humor where people walk up, and they engage with the space. And we’re hoping they laugh, or they’re surprised, or are amused, and that they can’t help but want to take a picture with it.”
Among those to be highlighted in the museum are iconic selfies, such as those from Selfie Queen Kim Kardashian.
Historic selfies will also be featured such as this one which shows the first known use of “selfie stick” taken way back in 1934.
Other attractions will include a Game of Thrones iron throne made of selfie sticks, reported The Sun. As for the ticket price? Visitors will have to spend $25 per head.
Meanwhile, those who want to follow Museum of Selfies can check them out over at Instagram.
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Read the captions and try not to cry.
Losing a loved one can be a sad, traumatic experience. People deal with the grief differently and for this man, keeping a ‘doodle diary’ has been most helpful.
A former illustrator for Disney, Gary Andrews’ comics about losing his wife and living life as a single father of two is heartwarming and heartbreaking at the same time. No wonder his work has made an impact to his numerous followers on social media.
In a BoredPanda feature, we learn that Gary began doing his comics-style journal entries back on his 54th birthday. He was happily married at the time and a father of two children.
Unfortunately, something tragic happened. His wife Joy got sick and they initially thought it was nothing but flu. It turned out, however, that it was actually sepsis and it eventually led to her death.
“From the minute Joy was admitted to hospital, specialists from every department tried to find out what was wrong. They couldn't have done more. It wasn't until the post-mortem that they narrowed it down to sepsis.”
Overwhelmed by his sadness, Gary later turned to his notebook and began pouring his emotions out on paper – by making artworks.
“I was crying so hard it was difficult to focus on the page. I was drawing through tears.
“Joy had been my soulmate for 19 years. She was beautiful, kind, generous and funny. We did everything together. When I lost her, I felt half of me had gone.”
Now his touching comics have captured the hearts of many on the internet.
Scroll down below and see for yourself. Read the captions and try not to cry!...