The Celeb's Guide to Taking an Art Selfie

A selfie with just yourself in the photo? So five minutes ago. The current trend is posing in front of a work of art. Study the techniques of these stars (Beyoncé, Jay Z, Taylor Swift and more) and you too can become a master

01 of 09

STEAL THE SHOW

STEAL THE SHOW
Courtesy Beyonce

Let's be real: There's a reason you're not posting a photo of just the painting. In this case, all eyes are on Beyoncé (and her baby bangs) and Jay Z. The giant contemporary painting is nothing more than background.

02 of 09

BECOME PART OF THE ART

BECOME PART OF THE ART
Courtesy Taylor Swift

A porkpie hat doesn't hurt either, right, Taylor Swift?

03 of 09

LET LIFE IMITATE ART

LET LIFE IMITATE ART
Courtesy Bar Refaeli

Yes, even when the art you're imitating is a #facepalm, as seen in Bar Refaeli's shot.

04 of 09

BE PENSIVE

BE PENSIVE
Courtesy Sarah Hyland

This is not the time for duck face, people. Modern Family's Sarah Hyland knows this (she also knows how to pick a filter that matchers her noir vibe).

05 of 09

DRESS FOR THE OCCASION

DRESS FOR THE OCCASION
Courtesy Brad Goreski

Brad Goreski goes for black and white to coordinate with his two-tone backdrop.

06 of 09

PERHAPS LOOK AT SOME OF THE STUFF ON THE WALLS?

PERHAPS LOOK AT SOME OF THE STUFF ON THE WALLS?
Courtesy Cheryl Burke

In an unprecedented art selfie move, a celeb (Cheryl Burke) goes to a museum and looks at the paintings.

07 of 09

DON'T BE BASIC

DON'T BE BASIC
Courtesy Drake

Taking a photo with the Mona Lisa is kinda like wearing your UGGs to get a pumpkin spice latte while talking about Sex and the City. Posing in the neon light of an installation by James Turrell at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art like Drake does, however, is decidedly un-basic.

08 of 09

STAND NEXT TO THE WACKIEST THING YOU CAN FIND AT ART BASEL

STAND NEXT TO THE WACKIEST THING YOU CAN FIND AT ART BASEL
Courtesy Paris Hilton

Yep, a Hello Kitty sculpture in a fountain will do, Paris Hilton.

09 of 09

DO TOUCH THE PAINTINGS

DO TOUCH THE PAINTINGS
Courtesy Swizz Beatz

Following Swizz Beatz's lead lets the world know you're a rebel who doesn't heed the warnings of a museum security guard. #badass

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