The changing relationship between celebrities and art
- Jane O'Brien for BBC May 22nd, 2015
- Source: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-32854762
It used to be easy to spot a celebrity - they were often film stars and their images were carefully controlled. But thanks to mobile technology and the internet, celebrities today can be created in a flash and disappear just as quickly. A new exhibition of 54 portraits opens today at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington. Eye Pop: The Celebrity Gaze, explores this changing relationship.