12th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
This photo of a tall vanilla bean frappuccino drizzled in caramel from Starbucks captured for Instagram speaks to the culture of today. It is a popular chain of coffee. It is self aggrandizing in its sharing a simple drink with an immediate audience of "followers". It is the capitalization on hipster culture. It is selfie. It is now.
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||Culture and the Arts
||Nov. 21, 2014, 4:12 p.m.