Are memes art?
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To Mike Rugnetta at PBS Idea Channel, memes are people "creating images and sharing them with strangers for the purpose of communicating their experiences."
Which, he says, "Is art. Plain and simple."
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In quoting famous philosophers, writers and thinkers such as Tolstoy, he may have actually convinced us.
Are you convinced? Will we see LOLCats on the walls of the world's major art museums some day? Let us know in the comments.
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