A Painting Or A Meme? A Look At Joseph Ducreux


Self-portrait in the Guise of a Mockingbird, 1791

We don’t know a lot about Joseph Ducreux, but he sure looks like he had sense of humor. A portrait artist in during the reign of Louis XVI of France, Ducreux survives the French revolution, and worked along side of painters like Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun, and Jacques-Louis David. Continue reading »

“Canvas, Oil & Cat Memes”: Norwegian Artist Paints Pictures With Popular Cats On The Internet

Espen Olsen Sætervik is a Norwegian artist. Judging by his biography on Twitter and ArtStation, he is now working on a game called Halo Infinite.

But the Norwegian is also known for his art and paintings. Soterwick has a series of “northern” landscapes — he draws them, inspired by the nature of Norway. At the same time, Sætervik has both physical paintings drawn with brushes and fully digital ones. Continue reading »

Nickelodeon Turned SpongeBob Memes Into The Greatest Toys Ever Made

It’s official. Nickelodeon’s new SpongeBob SquarePants meme figures are the greatest toys ever made. Or, if you prefer, SpoNgEboB MEme FigUReS ArE tHe GrEaTeSt ToYs EvEr MaDe. Continue reading »

Japanese Artist Turns Awkward Animal Photos Into Beautiful Sculptures

The internet loves memes, especially when special attention is given to hilarious animals. From time to time, while scrolling through your social media timelines, you might find yourself staring at a viral image that seems to challenge the limits of reality. Continue reading »

Big-Jacket Memes Are Coming To An Instagram Near You

The latest nugget of fun to enter your Instagram feed is the big-jacket meme.

Yesterday, for instance, dapper street style star Luka Sabbat was morphed into a jacket-wearing Stay Puft Marshmallow Man by @itsmaysmemes. The mysterious account resized Sabbat’s coats to be comically ginormous: A fleece piece was turned into a woolly mammoth–like topper, a standard slicked blue puffer became the size of a parked car in the background, and a tailored coat with Quasimodo-style shoulders reduced Sabbat’s handsome face to a tiny pinhead. Continue reading »

This Artist-Made AI Makes Memes To Cope With Mental Illness

Trauma Doll, according to the artist behind the project, is “an AI doll that suffers from PTSD, anxiety, depression & other psychological demons,” according to her Facebook about page. The artificial intelligence creates “digitally generated memetic collages” as a coping mechanism. Continue reading »

Hilarious Memes Of Beluga Whale Who Upstaged A Bride By Photobombing Her On Her Big Day

As photobombs go, this is one for the scrapbook. A happy couple in the middle of their wedding vows were joined by a curious onlooker in the form of a beluga whale. During a wedding ceremony at Mystic Seaport in Mystic, Connecticut the bride-to-be was upstaged when the whale swam over to see what the commotion was about. Needless to the say, the internet didn’t waste any time having fun with the picture. Continue reading »

Tiny Trump Memes Take The Internet By Storm

It is no secret Donald Trump feels strongly about his public perception.

He has previously fired up publicly when he was mocked for having small hands and he slammed Saturday Night Live’s impersonation of him as a ‘complete hit job’. But no matter how much the President works to prove himself as a big leader, there’s always those willing to bring him down to something a little smaller. Behold the latest meme taking the internet by storm: Tiny Trumps. The edited images of the President first appeared on a new Reddit community called Tiny Trumps. Continue reading »

Internet Memes as Oil Paintings by Lauren Kaelin

Lauren Kaelin sure loves memes. So she started to make oil paintings out of them and notes that her art project called “Benjameme” is “inspired by Walter Benjamin and the Ikea Monkey.” Each of Kaelin’s paintings are available for sale as matte prints for $20 or matte poster prints for $75. These are the perfect gifts for every classic Internet fan! (via) Continue reading »