Modern society has many different problems that many people do not even notice. But it is worth paying attention to them, as an understanding comes of how everything is running. The modern world is mired in lies, and the Internet replaces real life. The Italian artist Marco Melgrati casts his eye on these problems, he creates his illustrations with a spicy sauce of irony, which shows the bitter realities of modern society.
Marco was born in Milan in 1984. Since childhood, he spent a lot of time drawing, so it is not surprising that this became his profession. While still in high school, he began studying illustration and design, and then entered the Academy of Fine Arts. Drawing about the problems of modern society, Marco began thanks to orders from various magazines that needed illustrations on a specific topic related to modern problems. The artist became interested in this topic and began to create similar illustrations himself to show his own opinion about various problems of society.
Marco’s work has become insanely popular on the Internet, for example, the artist’s Instagram has more than 445 thousand subscribers. When Melgrati began posting his works on this platform, he could not even imagine that they would become so popular and attract the attention of such an army of people. He believes that his subscribers feel that they can relate to a particular issue that is in the illustrations of Marco.
Thanks to the illustrations of artists such as Marco Melgrati, people are beginning to pay attention to the problems in modern society. Not immediately, but gradually they will be resolved, the main thing is that they become noticeable. The world is not hopeless, but efforts must be made to save it. This can be done if everyone starts investing in it.
You can find more of Marco’s work on his Instagram.