Celebrity Gaze
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The changing relationship between celebrities and art

22 May 2015 Last updated at 22:29 BST

It used to be easy to spot a celebrity - they were often film stars and their images were carefully controlled.

But thanks to mobile technology and the internet, celebrities today can be created in a flash and disappear just as quickly.

A new exhibition of 54 portraits opens today at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington. Eye Pop: The Celebrity Gaze, explores this changing relationship.

Jane O'Brien reports from Washington.

Filmed by Allen McGreevy. Edited by Bill McKenna

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