Whether you believe that art imitates life or that life imitates art (or both), there's one thing we can all agree on—the advent of the Internet has changed the process of art-making and art's reception forever. In many cases, artists use their work to critique the aesthetic and impact of the digital age, using screenshots, collage, and an extreme combination of mediums to comment on the way we relate to the Internet. While many are skeptical about the place of this art beyond the world wide web, it's undoubtedly an important new lane in art history. Make sure you remember these 25 Internet Artists You Need to Know and their work next time you're thinking about your own Internet consumption.

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