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Can Memes Be Compared To Art?

  • To hold a crude image with text on it next to that of a beautifully constructed painting might sound insulting, and by no means does this intend to discredit the beauty and talent found in any work of art.
  • However, even in something as seemingly foolish or mindless as memes, we can realize that nothing is done or made popular for no reason. Everything has something behind its appeal. A thing that makes it human and interesting.

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What Are Memes, Actually?

What Are Memes, Actually?

Memes are an element of culture passed from person to person with the aim of conveying a particular phenomenon, theme, or meaning: specifically through the internet. They have emerged out of increasing internet use.

Today, meme formats come in and out of popularity as they ...

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Importance of Art

  • Art has given us a way to communicate when regular conversation won't suffice. A way of sharing our perspectives, behaviours, experience, emotions and sufferings. It helps us stay sane and connected. 
  • Every so many year the world hits a period of rapid development in which its condit...

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Purpose Of Memes

Like art, memes can show us the absurdity and funniness of our existence and human experiences. And how similar we often are in even the simplest components of our daily life. Higher art is not replaced and continues to hold a mystique and aesthetic beauty that memes, of course lack entirely. How...

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Future Of Memes

Future Of Memes

Just as how art of the past is looked and studied in order to understand the associated historical eras, this current internet age will almost certainly be studied and understood through websites, social media, youtube and memes. 

What are now mostly seen as foolish jokes, videos, character...

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Pop Art

Pop Art

In similar respects to the Dadaism movement, the pop art movement in UK and US, made art out of simple everyday objects or famous figures found within culture.

Pop Art borrowed objects and people from any source, recontextualized them, and then distributed them as an accessible piece of art...

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In the future, everyone will be world-famous for fifteen minutes.

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The Relevance Of Memes

The Relevance Of Memes

Memes are another evolution of art that serves to satisfy our inherent and remaining human need to share, express, and derive connection from our problems, sadness's, experiences, idiosyncrasies, and perspectives in a world where it is increasingly hard to do so in traditional ways.

Like ar...

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Age Of The Internet

Age Of The Internet

  • People now have new interests, behaviors, perspectives, and new problems. Instant gratification is now the standard. Attention spans have dropped to an extreme low. Meaning and order are increasingly subjective and difficult to find. 
  • People, especially that of slightly younger gener...

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Dadaism

Dadaism

The Dadaism movement was a movement of art that expressed the early idea that the world is without centralized reason, but rather, it is irrational and absurd. 

In 1917, Marcel Duchamp associated with Dadaism created an art piece called "Fountain", which was just a urinal he purchased. At f...

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What is Art?

What is Art?

  • A generally standard definition of art is: the use of creative imagination to produce work that expresses certain meanings or ideas, typically with the intention of aesthetic beauty. However, arguably, what makes something art is less about what it is and more about what it does and...

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