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'Texts From Your Existentialist' Is The Snarky Instagram You've Always Dreamed Of

05/27/2015 08:31 am ET | Updated May 27, 2015

The Internet's greatest gift to society: an outlet for the never-ending river of frustrations that is life. Our favorite virtual answer to sublime hopelessness: pithy social media accounts.

First there was This Charming Charlie, a genius Tumblr account that combined the sullen words of Morrissey with the hidden angst of Charlie Brown, freeing all of us to gleefully admit that we were bored before we ever began. Thank you, Internet!

Then there was Gluten Free Art, the perfect critique of contemporary fanatics (this time: dietary radicals), that removed carbs from famous paintings in a hilarious act of digital defiance. Doubly grateful, Internet!

Now, there's Texts from Your Existentialist, a cheeky Instagram account that pairs renowned artworks with deeply Nietzschean quips, resulting in a stream of achingly bitter but oh-so-wonderful images that bemoan the state of human existence. That's a hat trick, Internet!

Behold, our newest obsession:

BRB, searching for meaning in all the wrong places w/ #Lautrec.

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I (stares numbly out the window smoking cigarettes) you, w/ #EdwardHopper.

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*renews vows with fantasy* w/ #Vermeer.

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My Beautiful Dark Twisted Rescue Fantasy w/ #AndyWarhol.

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TFW u wanna quit u w/ #Picasso.

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One day I'll get used to feeling, w/ #LucienFreud.

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Bitch I might be daydreaming my life away w/ #Prendergast.

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Signs of which include: insatiable longing and limitless denial, w/ #Schiele.

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I've got a blank slate baby, w/ #Kahlo feat. #Descartes and #JohnLocke.

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*illegaly downloads peace of mind from the internet* w/ #Bosch.

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If hell is other people, I'm glad it's not me w/ #Lautrec.

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Ask your doctor if my fantasy is right for you w/ #FeliceCasorati.

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Tryna seek asylum from the war in my mind like... w/ #Bouguereau

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If you're reading this, I miss you most at night w/ #Klimt.

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Human suffering is so fetch, w/ #AnnaKarina in #UneFemmeEstUneFemme by #JeanLucGodard.

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First you get an abyss full of regret and you die in w/ art by #TonyAbruzzo for DCs Secret Hearts.

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