painting of a modern woman taking a selfie set against the background of Picasso's famous whores

Who and what do we take selfies for?

What's really in a selfie?   The ascent of image-centric social media platforms such as Instagram have given rise to a fascinating phenomenon: selfie culture. The social and cultural ramifications of this are, as yet, unclear. Are we witnessing the dawn of a revolutionary new age in which women can openly proclaim their confidence and…