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Interactive video lesson plan for: The Art History of the Selfie | The Art Assignment | PBS Digital Studios

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Artists have been taking selfies since the dawn of photography. Cameras allowed people to capture their own image in a way that had never been possible in all of human history, and today most of us carry these magical devices in our pockets, taking self portraits everywhere we go.

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