Yes, memes can and will always be a form of art since its a great form of communication and allows people to freely express themselves through jokes. Art, by definition, is a way for people to express their creativity and emotions and I feel like memes fits this quite well. Art is also very subjective. For example, a person would look at a meme and completely miss the meaning behind it but would take one look at a canvas of random shapes and colors and suddenly feel enlightened and vice versa.
Here’s some memes I found while procrastinating