Are LOLCats and Internet Memes Art?
We’ve all seen and shared a few LOLCats and Internet Memes in our time, but is it possible that these images and videos are actually a new form of art? It may seem strange, but Rage Guys, Advice Dogs, Trollfaces, and Philosoraptors are ways for people around the globe to express their thoughts, feelings, and emotions with others; the core principle of art. And we think some of history’s greatest philosophers and artists might be inclined to agree!
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Extremely tempted to write about something like this for this Aesthetics and Contemporary Art paper I have due in a few weeks, but seeing as I already have chosen a topic and started writing on it, probably not the best idea.