What's in a Meme?

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Editorial Review


By Michael O’Sullivan
Friday, March 7, 2014

Can Internet memes be art? That’s the question posed by “What’s in a Meme?

Opening Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the University of Maryland’s Art Gallery, the exhibition not only explores the qualities of humor and topicality that make one viral phenomenon explode while another bombs, but also examines issues of originality, intention and artistic appropriation.