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30 Profound Artworks That Depict The Harsh Realities Of Modern Society

Belgium-based artist Brecht Vandenbroucke produces some very thought-provoking illustrations.

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It’s always amazing how art manages to convey profound messages in very simple ways. When done right, an illustration can make its spectators ponder or even motivate them to action.

I guess we can say that about the work of Brecht Vandenbroucke, an artist from Belgium, who has been gaining a lot of attention online as of late. His pieces are almost always satirical and they depict the dark, gloomy reality of living in our modern society. They’re thought-provoking and haunting at the same time!

Go scroll down below and see for yourself:

#1. The Human Race

#2. It’s all a matter of perspective

#3. Would they even matter when we die?

#4. The Noise

#5. How to enjoy a concert

#6. We’ve all become too lazy

#7. Thinking has become a lost art

#8. Democracy

#9. This is how country feuds have divided us

#10. Labels

#11. What’s on your mind?

#12. Critical thinking

#13. Walking the thin line

#14. No one wants an honest artist

#15. First Date

#16. Adults are sometimes underestimating young minds

#17. Cleaning the streets

#18. Discrimination against gays, disabled, refugees, etc.

#19. When the big companies take over

#20. Friends

#21. Theater

#22. Every kid deserves some outdoor time

#23. Nothing

#24. For Sale

#25. Full-time employee, part-time family member

#26. Guilty pleasure

#27. The walls that keep us apart

#28. TV boxes

#29. Freedom

#30. The masks that entertainers have to wear

For more of the artist’s work, you can follow him on Instagram or check out his art blog.

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The Mystery of South Australia’s 14,000-Foot Tall Marree Man

Who created this several miles long artwork in the middle of the desert?

Dondi Tiples

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Back in 1998, a local pilot flying over South Australia’s isolated desert region got the surprise of his life when he looked down and spied a gigantic Aboriginal man holding a throwing stick, apparently out hunting.

The giant just happened to be a geoglyph – a large design created on the desert floor. It measured 4.2 kilometers tall and 28 kilometers at its perimeter, making it the largest single geoglyph in the world.

Just how large is it? It can be seen from the air above 3,000 feet!

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Stunning Oil Paintings That Are So Realistic You’d Think They Were Photographs

This guy’s talent is unbelievable!

Mark Andrew

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In the world of art, there are bad artists, there are good artists, and then there are those who are extraordinarily fantastic it’s hard to believe they’re even human.

Yigal Ozeri is on that level.

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Like seriously! His stuff is sooo great your eyes will fool you into thinking you’re staring at a photograph when it’s actually an oil painting.

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Barely 15 Years Old, This Child Prodigy Has Sold $7 Million Worth of Art

Most impressive! You’d think her paintings were done by old masters!

Kat Lozada

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Autumn de Forest is fast becoming a popular name among art enthusiasts across the globe. Sure, she is barely 15 years old but has had the chance to showcase her talent and skill to the world. Her artworks have been compared to the likes of art masters Warhol, Picasso and Pollock.

Autumn during her much younger years doing what she loves most - painting.

At the very tender age of 5, Autumn has started showing signs of greatness. She began painting at this age. She stepped into an art studio and the rest, as they say, is history. She has since created so many pieces that are just so inspiring.

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