Meme As Art: Shawn Huckins’ ‘The American __tier’

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Shawn Huckins is the man. Blending classical portraits of the 18th and 19th century with today’s internet lingo, he’s turned meme into art — arguably at least, we leave the discussion on its legitimacy to you guys. ‘The American __tier’ marries the two distinctively opposing timelines as commentary on an era where America idealistically looked toward the future vis-à-vis where we are now when baby boomers frequently criticise millennials for their modern culture.

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