The '@thexavius: Portrait of an Instagram Artist' Project Amuses

By: Jennifer Gosnell - Published: Sep 24, 2012 • References: youtube & mashable
The '@thexavius: Portrait of an Instagram Artist' project examines the hilarity behind a fictional pretentious Instagram King. Taking the actions and words of the average pretentious Instagram user to an entirely new (and wonderful) level, the @thexavius: Portrait of an Instagram Artist video follows the fictional Instagram user @thexavius and his pursuit of the perfect Instagram photos.

Since being bought by Facebook last spring for a grand total of $1 billion, the massively popular social media platform has gained mainstream recognition and been the source of many spoofs and jokes.

The @thexavius project video centers around the pretentious world of "cutting a knife through society" with the photos taken by the fictional Instagram king. The video examines a hilarious element of today's hipster society and photography realm. Stats for Pretentious Photography Parodies Trending: Older & Chilly
Research: 549 clicks in 191 w
Interest: > 3 minutes
Concept: @thexavius: Portrait Of An Instagram Artist
Related: 99 examples / 76 photos
Segment: Neutral, 12-35
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