John Holcroft and the art of satire

John Holcroft is a talented British illustrator known for his ability to merge retro-style illustrations with satirical commentary concerning topics that matter. Using drawing inspiration from the 1950’s, Holcroft has created thought-provoking depictions of everything wrong with the world today. From society’s dependence on technology to the devaluation of the workforce, his quirky, satirical works convey uncomfortable messages in a loud-and-clear manner.In the past, the artist has worked with The Guardian, The Telegraph, The Economist, The Independent and Reader’s Digest—to name a few. Some of his best, most thought-provoking creations follow:

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