It must be tough bearing the responsibility of thinking you’re the greatest artist of any medium of all past, present and future time — just ask Kanye West.
Because while he’s out there running laps around da Vinci, Beethoven and Klimt, there’s always going to be someone trying to bring him back down to earth with the rest of us mere mortals.
You may have seen a certain image circulating the webs of what should have been Kanye’s greatest feat — making out with Kanye. Except the performer reportedly tried to have the image permanently removed. And not even self-identifying demigods have the power to take something down off the internet.
Not familiar? Let’s revisit:
— Carl J Samuelson (@carljsamuelson) February 18, 2016
Now an Australian artist by the name of Scott Marsh has taken the joke one step further by plastering the image up in Sydney.
The designer responsible for the original photoshop — Buzzfeed’s Jen Lewis — shared the news:
Someone painted a 20 ft mural of my “Kanye kissing Kanye” photoshop. And with that, my friends, I quit the internet. pic.twitter.com/9mbryUiVLg
— Jen Lewis (@thisjenlewis) March 19, 2016
There’s got to be a word for a meme that comes full circle and enters the real world.
Until something better comes along, we’ll just call it a Kanye.