12+ Illustrations That Show Art Can Mirror The Reality Of Our Society

The artists of the world have often reminded us about the reality of the world we live in. Oftentimes, they have made us aware and conscious about the things we don’t really notice – and did so in a genius direct but indirect way. By using their brush, their pen, or even their camera.

Art comes in all sorts of ways, and in all sorts of ways, it becomes permanent. It becomes a way of coping with everyday life, and it offers not only to the artists but to the audience as well, a feeling of peacefulness, of being understood, and of restlessness at the same time.

The satirical illustrations you’re going to see below have tried to depict the reality of the world we live in. Showing us that we should look deeper than the surface and try to get out of the mess we sometimes tend to put ourselves in.

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1. What’s the reality?

 

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2. A circular race – if only we stopped to enjoy the view instead of trying to win.

 

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3. Gather around!

 

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4. Not everything is as it seems online.

 

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5. Stay connected in real life!

 

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6. Addiction!

 

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7. Narcissism of social media.

 

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8. Equality.

 

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9. “Equal possibilities?”

 

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10. Inside the bars.

 

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11. The reality of the world.

 

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12. Child labor.

 

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13. We should take care of every child and make sure they have a childhood.

 

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14. Just addicted to the screens…

 

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15. Extra-marital affairs.

 

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16. Let’s take care of what really matters.

 

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Any thoughts or additions to the list? Let us know in the comments section below.

 

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