How Going Viral Has Changed Art | The Creators Project | Le BONHEUR comme indice d'épanouissement social et économique. | Scoop.it
How memes and viral culture have changed the art world, for better or worse. In a time when likes, reblogs, and favorites determine what gets seen and what doesn’t, all cultural products, movies, music, writing, and visual art alike, exist in an economy of attention. Instead of critical regard or placement in the right magazines, the most obvious metric of a piece of art’s success is how many eyeballs it attracts and how quickly it gets spread on the internet.

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