Video: Selfies go back to the age of Rembrandt

CUNY professor Stuart Ewen explains when selfies really started.

One of Rembrandt's early self-portraits
One of Rembrandt's early self-portraits

Stuart Ewen, professor of history and sociology at CUNY's Graduate Center and Hunter College, explains the origins of selfies. They're not as new as we think - even Rembrandt created them.

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