Watch A Woman Trying To Take A Selfie Destroy $200,000 Of Art

They (should) call her the selfie destructor.

14/07/2017 10:59 BST | Updated 14/07/2017 12:21 BST

If you’re in the habit of taking risky selfies, you might want to reconsider that policy after watching this.

Excruciating footage of a woman doing just that at an exhibition – and then causing $200,000 of damage is circulating online.

It was captured at a pop-up exhibition space at LA’s 14th Factory, conceived by Hong Kong-based British artist Simon Birch, and shows the woman attempting to kneel in front of a plinth before sending it and many others toppling in a remarkable domino-style effect.

Gloria Yu, one of the artists featured in the exhibition told Hyperallergenic: “Three sculptures were permanently damaged and others to varying degrees.” She added that the approximate cause of the damage is $200,000.

No word on whether the gallery runs a “you break it you bought it” policy...