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Are memes art? PBS's Idea Channel talks about why memes may actually be one of the premier forms of self-expression.

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Could all those LOLcats, advice animals, rage comics, and various memes you've spent hours laughing online at actually be a new form of artistic self-expression? After taking a look at things from the perspectives of famous artists and philosophers like Andy Warhol and Aristotle, PBS's Idea Channel thinks so, and discusses why in a truly upvote-worthy video.

"Creating images and sharing them with strangers for the purpose of communicating personal experiences? That my friends, is art."