Modern life is full of highs and lows; advantages and disadvantages; triumphs and frustrations. While we certainly have luxuries that make life easier today, we also have a lot of unresolved societal and political issues that span many countries and socioeconomic groups. Italian artist Marco Melgrati recognizes the problems that we face in modern life and transforms them into truthful illustrations. Take a look at some of his best work below.
Here are some illustrations about modern life that we can all relate to:
1. We are constantly trying to stay relevant with new hashtags to get people’s attention.
2. In modern life, we live behind screens, almost like we are prisoners in a virtual world.
3. What happened to the days when music was actually good?
4. In modern life, medical treatment is becoming harder and harder to afford, so many people simply go without.
5. Smartphones will never replace our biological need for human contact.
6. “Time to evolve.” Do you agree?
7. Many people in modern life feel that money is the root of all evil.
8. Social media has allowed people to express themselves, but how much is too much?
9. True love is priceless, or is it?
10. What if this is what zoos will look like in the future?
11. In modern life, we try to look our best online, even if our real life doesn’t match our virtual persona.
Which of these illustrations about modern life was your favorite? Share with us in the comments!