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People are making old paintings take selfies and the results are deadly
Brush strokes on point.

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OLIVIA MUUS WENT to the National Gallery of Denmark in Copenhagen with a friend. For the laugh, she made a painting take a selfie.

The result was a bit great.

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Then, she started doing it with more and more paintings.

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Muus writes: “[I] liked how this simple thing could change their character and give their facial expression a whole new meaning.”

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She now runs a Tumblr, Museum of Selfies, where people are encouraged to submit their own. It’s really great.

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(That woman’s new Facebook profiler is going to suck, though.)

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