Jeremy Shaw
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Instagram Paparazzi

The sea of people with smartphones in hand slowly march forwards, pressing against the front barricade in the hopes of snapping a selfie with the artwork. The overwhelming noise of the clicking of shutters and murmurs from the visitors as the flail their arms around grabbing every angle of the artwork. Leonardo da Vinci’s painting of Mona Lisa is one of the most famous painting in the world, encased in bulletproof glass in a temperature controlled room within the Louvre.

They come in, take a picture, post it and leave.

INSTaGram paparazzi

The sea of people with smartphones in hand slowly march forwards, pressing against the front barricade in the hopes of snapping a selfie with the artwork. The overwhelming noise of the clicking of shutters and murmurs from the visitors as the flail their arms around grabbing every angle of the artwork. Leonardo da Vinci’s painting of Mona Lisa is one of the most famous painting in the world, encased in bulletproof glass in a temperature controlled room within the Louvre.

They come in, take a picture, post it and leave.