The Metropolitan Museum of Art has announced a new policy banning “selfie sticks,” camera extenders that allow users to take pictures of themselves next to artwork, on the grounds that users could invade other guests’ personal space or damage the art. What do you think?


“People are always frightened by new technology.”

Tim Daniels • Hairpiece Stylist

“How else will I simultaneously capture the splendor of Gauguin’s ‘Two Tahitian Women’ and my own narcissistic impulses?”

Gwen Shackelford • Quarry Supervisor

“That’s all right, I don’t need a selfie stick to invade someone’s space at an art museum.”

Bernard Upham • Unemployed