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The provocative illustrations of John Holcroft portray our world perfectly

Thedrawing may have a far greater reach than simply to inspire or amuse. It can indeed have a much more powerful power, like that of us reflect on important themes of our society. Some artists are particularly talented when it comes to addressing major societal issues through illustration, just like Marco Melgrati or elseAl Margen which we have been talking about in previous articles.

But today, we will introduce you to the work of John Holcroft, a British artist and illustrator from Lancashire who has gained some popularity in illustrations satirical and policies. He has collaborated for major media such as The Guardian, the BBC, the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal.

Through his colorful and classic designs at first, John Holcroft approach with great accuracy and a good dose of irony subjects like junk food, theaddiction social networks, the sedentary, thehypocrisy and more generally the capitalism. We let you discover below his best satirical illustrations and we invite you to go on the portfolio of John Holcroft to learn more about the artist.

Credits: John Holcroft

Credits: John Holcroft

Credits: John Holcroft

Credits: John Holcroft

Credits: John Holcroft

Credits: John Holcroft

Credits: John Holcroft

Credits: John Holcroft

Credits: John Holcroft

Credits: John Holcroft

Credits: John Holcroft

Credits: John Holcroft

Credits: John Holcroft

Credits: John Holcroft

Credits: John Holcroft

Credits: John Holcroft

Credits: John Holcroft

Imagined by: John Holcroft

Video: Arts Upload. Season 3, Episode 10 (October 2019).

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