What’s Wrong With Today’s Society Captured In 32 Brutally Honest Illustrations By John Holcroft

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What’s Wrong With Today’s Society Captured In 32 Brutally Honest Illustrations By John Holcroft

There are a lot of issues in today’s society. Addiction to social media, devaluation of workers, unhealthy lifestyles, and that’s just a few of them. A lot of us don’t even notice these problems; we either ignore them or don’t run into them at all. However, artist John Holcroft tackles them head-on and illustrates the issues of today’s world in his satirical and honest art. Continue reading »

Artist Illustrates 7 Types Of Superheroes Of This Pandemic And We All Can Be At Least One Of Them

Artist Illustrates 7 Types Of Superheroes Of This Pandemic And We All Can Be At Least One Of Them

The coronavirus is really testing our world. It has had far-reaching consequences beyond the spread of the disease and efforts to contain it. From disruption to factories and logistics to massive losses in the entertainment industry, our everyday lives have already been severely challenged. Continue reading »

Inhumans Of Late Capitalism Facebook Page Posts Pics That Show The Dark Side Of Consumerism

Inhumans Of Late Capitalism Facebook Page Posts Pics That Show The Dark Side Of Consumerism

“Recording the slow collapse of humanity”—that’s how the Inhumans of Late Capitalism Facebook page explains its mission in life. The page documents just how bizarrely inhumane and immoral life in modern capitalist societies can be by collecting depressingly hilarious pictures from all over the internet. Continue reading »

Finnish Nightmares: An Irreverent Guide To Life’s Awkward Moments

Finnish Nightmares: An Irreverent Guide To Life's Awkward Moments

From awkward interactions on public transportation to avoiding small talk with salespeople, introverts from all over the world will find something to love in this comic sensation from Finland. Continue reading »

Artist Calls Attention To Modern Day Problems With 50 Thought-Provoking Problems

Artist Calls Attention To Modern Day Problems With 50 Thought-Provoking Problems

Art has recently grown into a relatively strong medium to convey critique. Whether it’s of the way we live our lives, the way “things are done” in our society, or the way we abuse the planet (or abuse each other). Continue reading »

Things They Don’t Tell You: Honest Guide To Life Brought To You By Cartoonist Winston Rowntree

Things They Don't Tell You: Honest Guide To Life Brought To You By Cartoonist Winston Rowntree

Cartoonist Winston Rowntree created an honest guide to life about all those things that they don’t tell you (but should), all brought to you by adorable animals who try to deal with the harsh reality. Continue reading »

Photographer David Stewart Turns His Lens On The Faceless World Of Paid Content And The Dehumanisation Of Corporate Globalization

Photographer David Stewart Turns His Lens On The Faceless World Of Paid Content And The Dehumanisation Of Corporate Globalization

David Stewart began his career by photographing punk bands including The Clash and The Ramones. He also took to photographing the passing parade of colourful characters on Morecambe Promenade with squirrel monkey’s Joey and Queenie. Continue reading »

Japanese Illustrator Gives Thought-Provoking Chills With Haunting Artwork

Japanese Illustrator Gives Thought-Provoking Chills With Haunting Artwork

Japanese illustrator Avogado6 doesn’t offer much of a description of himself in his Twitter profile, simply stating that “I’m an ordinary person who likes chemistry. I create video works,” but one look at his thought-provoking artwork reveals that his interests run far deeper than that. Continue reading »

Artist Illustrates Monsters Coming Out Of People’s Phones Because We Stare At Them Too Much

Artist Illustrates Monsters Coming Out Of People’s Phones Because We Stare At Them Too Much

Aaaaagh! Monsters! They’re in our phones! And they’re trying to get out! Aaaaagh! But don’t panic just yet because they’re not real monsters—they’re ‘Phone Buddies!’ Incredibly colorful and imaginative illustrations of fantastical beings by artist Andrew Rae who drew them on photographs taken by his friend. Continue reading »

Politically Incorrect: This Artist Manipulates Popular Culture References To Satirize Contemporary Society And Politics

Politically Incorrect: This Artist Manipulates Popular Culture References To Satirize Contemporary Society And Politics

Saint Hoax (previously) is a pseudonymous Syrian artist, activist and sociopolitical critique who manipulates popular culture references to satirize contemporary society and politics. Continue reading »

China 2050: The Future Of China According To A Photographer Benoit Cezard

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Benoit Cezard said his inspiration came from a viewpoint that China would surpass the U.S. to be the NO.1 power in the world in 2050. He believed that with China’s rapid development, Chinese migrant workers will be replaced by western people, so they have to adapt to that in advance. Continue reading »

Royal Society Of Biology Photographer Of The Year 2019: The Shortlist

The RSB has unveiled the shortlist for its 2019 photographer of the year and young photographer of the year competition. They showcase stunning images captured across the globe, including Canada, India and Kenya, and feature a variety of species in motion, with fluttering birds, jumping insects and territorial showdowns.

‘Capturing movement’ was the theme of the competition in 2019. Life on Earth is constantly changing, and we invited individuals to photograph nature in motion.

Royal Society Of Biology Photographer Of The Year 2019: The Shortlist

Male polar bear shaking off snow by Ian Stone in Hudson Bay, Canada. For two hours before the photo was taken, a blizzard had completely covered the surrounding area and the polar bear in snow. Ian waited until the weather calmed to capture the bear standing up and shaking the snow from its fur, ready to continue with its journey to the sea to hunt for seals. (Photo by Ian Stone/2019 Royal Society of Biology Photography Competition) Continue reading »

Daniel Garcia Creates Thought-Provoking Illustrations That Show What’s Wrong With Our Society

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Daniel Garcia Creates Thought-Provoking Illustrations That Show What’s Wrong With Our Society

Daniel Garcia is a professional designer and illustrator with over 10 years of experience. His thought-provoking illustrations deal with a variety of topics, including politics and social issues and serve as a perfect example of everything that’s wrong with today’s society. Continue reading »

Artist Highlights The Problems Of Our Society Through Haunting Illustrations

Artist Highlights The Problems Of Our Society Through Haunting Illustrations

Just like Neo from The Matrix, we sometimes get a strange feeling deep in our guts that something is not quite right with the world. German artist Steffen Kraft, who also goes by the name Iconeo online, makes amazing social commentary pictures that highlight how ironic, weird and even hypocritical life can sometimes be. Continue reading »

Artist Mariya Zavolokina Creates Brutally Honest Illustrations That Offer A Mirror To The Modern World

Artist Mariya Zavolokina Creates Brutally Honest Illustrations That Offer A Mirror To The Modern World

Modern technology is changing our lives at such a rapid speed that sometimes we all need to pause and look back at how it used to be not that long ago. Things are changing in both good and bad ways and we should make sure that technology is not replacing things that are too precious, like relationships, friendships, and communication between people. Illustrator Mariya Zavolokina shows that laptops, smartphones, and video games can’t be an adequate replacement for family and friends and we encourage you to have a look at this selection. Continue reading »

Romance And Surreal Situations By Yuval Robichek

Romance And Surreal Situations By Yuval Robichek

Yuval Robichek’s illustrations come like a breath of fresh air in the often too heavy political climate of the Middle East. True to the mentality of the Tel Aviv “Bubble” where he now lives, Robichek’s subject is as a-political as can be. He takes his inspiration straight from the streets and the sea shores which he loves. Continue reading »

Chinese Artist Creates Images Of Slothful Animals To Parody How Lazy This Generation Is Becoming

Chinese Artist Creates Images Of Slothful Animals To Parody How Lazy This Generation Is Becoming

The world is changing and, with it, the habits of the population. The ever increasing presence of the Internet, social media and the powerful Netflix are making this generation very lazy. Continue reading »

What Art Icons Would Look Like In Today’s Society

What Art Icons Would Look Like In Today’s Society

A classic of the genre is taking iconic figures of yesteryear and updating them in today’s fashion. We had a previous post that did just that, taking icons of art history and making them into hipsters. Now we are back with a similar concept, this time from UntitledSave, an artist based in Porto, Portugal. Continue reading »

“Not Longer Life”: 6 Classic Painting Reinterpretations That Reflect On Consumer Society

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"Not Longer Life": 6 Classic Painting Reinterpretations That Reflect On Consumer Society

It is estimated that in 2020 the plastic production will reach around 500 million tonnes. Most of them will take approximately 600 years to biodegrade. Far from finding a real solution to this problem, the few measures taken to face this problem are populist and with the only purpose of making an image cleanup instead of tackling the issue. Continue reading »

Delightfully Sarcastic Illustrations Everyone Will See Themselves In

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Jean Jullienis a famous French illustrator. His favourite subject is the ways in which modern society’s increasing dependence on phones and social networks is often interpreted mistakenly as signs of a real connection between people. What makes Jean’s work so wonderful is the rich does of irony and sarcasm he adds to every image. Continue reading »

Company Creates Satirical T-Shirts That Intentionally Portray Man The Way Society Portrays Women

Company Creates Satirical T-Shirts That Intentionally Portray Man The Way Society Portrays Women

Imagine that the world as we know it was turned on its head, gender roles and stereotypes were flipped and men got to see life through the eyes of a woman’s experience. In this world, women are historically the dominant sex, taking lead roles in science, art, and exploration, while men are largely tasked with domestic duties, looking after the house and raising children. Continue reading »

The Double Standards Of Our Society Revealed In 47 Comics

The Double Standards Of Our Society Revealed In 47 Comics
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While many of our societies take pride in the accomplishments made in the field of equal treatment for everybody, there is still a lot of work to be done. And who better can reveal these absurd injustices than the illustrators, who are always on a lookout for those funny and sometimes painfully real contrasts? Continue reading »

Artist Takes A Critical Look At Modern Society Through His Thought-Provoking Illustrations

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Artist Takes A Critical Look At Modern Society Through His Thought-Provoking Illustrations

Sam Bailey is a 21-year-old illustrator from Slough, the United Kingdom who takes a critical look at various subjects that are a part of modern society. He creates thought-provoking illustrations and questions the world that we live in. Continue reading »

Witty Illustrations Capture The Pitfalls And Contradictions Of Contemporary Life

Witty Illustrations Capture The Pitfalls And Contradictions Of Contemporary Life

Freelance illustrator Elia Colombo — also known as Gebe — is a gifted artist with a nonconformist perspective, crafting witty and thought-provoking snapshots of our contemporary lives and preoccupations. He’s particularly interested in the effects of schooling on personality and social media on self-perception, and those are just two of the themes that occur and reoccur in his work. Continue reading »

UK Royal Society Publishing Photography Competition 2018 Winners

UK Royal Society Publishing Photography Competition 2018 Winners
Overall winner and astronomy winner: Three Diamonds in the Sky by Petr Horálek. When a solar eclipse started in November 2013 (on the left side of the image), there were two “diamond ring” solar flares, which was unusual. The magnitude of coverage from Pakwero, Uganda, was just 1.00259, which means the sun was only just covered and light could shine through two parts of the lunar limb. (Photo by Petr Horálek/Royal Society Publishing Photography Competition 2018) Continue reading »