40 Inquisitive Illustrations Conveying Ironies Of Modern Life

Italian illustrator Marco Melgrati has a unique perspective on the sad truths of present-day society.

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Italian freelance illustrator Marco Melgrati is disillusioned by modern living and depicts this fact in the 40 illustrations below.

The activist, who uses art to express what he deems to be the sad truths of present-day society, first shared the insightful collection with Bored Panda.

At first glance, some of the creative illustrations’ meanings are hidden, but the titles enlighten the viewer on the message Melgrati hopes to convey.

The artist works with magazines by mail, mostly for USA, Italy, and Mexico and has experience in mixed media traditional plug digital program. You can view more of his work here.

1) Social Media Narcissism

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Credit: Marco Melgrati

2) Do You Solve Problems By Using Logic Or Instinct?

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Credit: Marco Melgrati

3) Love Your Enemies

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Credit: Marco Melgrati

4) The Death Of Privacy

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Credit: Marco Melgrati

5) Self Made

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Credit: Marco Melgrati

6) Use It Better

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Credit: Marco Melgrati

7) Karma

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Credit: Marco Melgrati

8) Be Who You Want To Be

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Credit: Marco Melgrati

9) Through Love

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Credit: Marco Melgrati

10) It’s Time To Quit Your Job

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Credit: Marco Melgrati

11) Financial Power and Politics

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Credit: Marco Melgrati

12) What Happened To America?

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Credit: Marco Melgrati

13) Learn To Forget

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Credit: Marco Melgrati

14) Could Be Love

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Credit: Marco Melgrati

15) Everybody Needs Somebody

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Credit: Marco Melgrati

16) Opinion Leader And Influencers

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Credit: Marco Melgrati

17) Underwater Universe

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Credit: Marco Melgrati

18) You Don’t Need A Miracle To Change Your Job

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Credit: Marco Melgrati

19) The Language Of New Media

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Credit: Marco Melgrati

20) Pay Attention

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Credit: Marco Melgrati

21) Vanity

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Credit: Marco Melgrati

22) War Is Closer Than You Think

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Credit: Marco Melgrati

23) Deforestation: The Human Costs

Credit: Marco Melgrati

Credit: Marco Melgrati

24) 2012 Theories: End Of The World

Credit: Marco Melgrati

Credit: Marco Melgrati

25) The Thin Line Between Art And Life

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Credit: Marco Melgrati

26) Untitled

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Credit: Marco Melgrati

27) Untitled

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Credit: Marco Melgrati

28) Reality Check: The Hazards Of Optimism

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Credit: Marco Melgrati

29) From Communism To Capitalism

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Credit: Marco Melgrati

30) Smartphone Addiction

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Credit: Marco Melgrati

31) A Fatal Addiction: War In The Name Of God

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Credit: Marco Melgrati

32) The Original Is Always Better!

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Credit: Marco Melgrati

33) Party Hard

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Credit: Marco Melgrati

34) European Central Bank Steps Up Financial Pressure

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Credit: Marco Melgrati

35) Autumn

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Credit: Marco Melgrati

36) Who Supports Whom In Syria?

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Credit: Marco Melgrati

37) Death In Venice

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Credit: Marco Melgrati

38) Face Your Fear

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Credit: Marco Melgrati

39) Did Life On Earth Come From Mars?

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Credit: Marco Melgrati

40) Industry Boss

Credit: Marco Melgrati

Credit: Marco Melgrati

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