ART & DESIGN

How to Take a Selfie like an Artist


The rise of the #artselfie is well documented, but what about the artist selfie? With so many collectors and gallerists trawling Instagram for fresh faces, it’s important that young talents show themselves in the right light. Here, a crash course in posing from the pros.

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When it comes to selfies, there is no such thing as over-sharing.

Photo by @jacolbysatt.

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Just ask the pros.

Photo by @petrafcollins.

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Remember framing is everything.

Photo by @robpruitt5000.

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A little nudity never hurts.

Photo by @andrea.mary.marshall.

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To get the right shot—you might need a shiny surface.

Photo by @daltmejd.

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Or a selfie stick.

Photo by @sebastianstudio.

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Pick your filter wisely.

Photo by @Ryder_Ripps.

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Keep your crop tight.

Photo by @LaurieSimmons.

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Include your current muse for bonus likes.

Photo by @JordanMatthewWolfson.

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Or your model friends.

Photo by @HaydenDunham.

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Or celebrity admirers.

Photo by @willcottonnyc.

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When in doubt, look to the masters for guidance.

Photo by @chloewise_.

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Or learn from their mistakes.

Photo by @jeanettehayes.