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Pop Loser No. 103

by Tyler Hellard


How Social Media Is Driving the Culture of Public Art

This just is. But also shouldn't be. 

This is not guerrilla street art, or murals commissioned by local government. This is Instagram art, which exists solely to be photographed and posted to social media. Which means that even if you do your level best to avoid the oversharing culture of the web, you can still come across these Instagram-ready murals, which have become some of the most popular landmarks among the service's 600 million or so users.


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