A woman taking selfie accidentally caused $200,000 worth of art in damage. The visitor tried to snap a picture at an art gallery The 14th Factory in Los Angeles. This temporary art exhibit and factory space displayed the latest exhibition from Simon Birch, a British multimedia artist based in Hong Kong, in a series of crowns on pedestals.
Inside a serene space, singular objects rest on plinths: these are crowns, presented as precious trophies or boons. #14thfactory pic.twitter.com/RHvhNFappx
— The 14th Factory (@the14thfactory) July 13, 2017
While posing for a selfie the woman toppled and she knocked a pillar that starts a domino effect causing as much as $200,000. Here’s the moment the woman accidentally sending pedestals and crowns falling in a chain reaction.
The exhibit contains 60 crown-formed sculptures and is titled ‘Hypercaine’. A video of the incident, uploaded to YouTube on July 13, has already racked up over 700,000 views.
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