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Reblogged : Statue Selfies at the Louvre

A perfect post to share on @MuseumSelfieDay!

Jack's Adventures in Museum Land

The Venus de Milo at the Louvre The Venus de Milo at the Louvre

A little while ago, I dropped in on the most visited art museum in the world: the Louvre. It was huge, it was packed, and it was a perfect place to indulge in my favourite museum hobby – snapping what-I-call Statue Selfies. So far I’ve played around with the museum-based selfie idea with statues taking selfies in the V&A and figurine photography in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC.

The Louvre seemed like the perfect addition to the list, although I’d have to omit superstar objects like the Venus de Milo for obvious reasons…

However, the museum was absolutely packed with viable statues just itching to have their picture taken by *ahem* themselves.

So, without futher ado, let’s have a look at some of the Louvre’s #StatueSelfies

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The kind of posed that is echoed in a thousand instagram selfies. I like to…

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