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10 thought-provoking artworks that’ll make you rethink your world view

April 19th, 2017
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Art should comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable,” goes a well-known quote held dear by many artists. While the purpose of art is something that has been debated over for so long by so many, the fact that it can make people think about and discuss important issues is irrefutable. That’s why so many artists like Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, and more recently, the famous street artist Banksy, have used it as a medium to express dissent and criticize the current world order.

Aside from protest art, satirical art also holds up a mirror to society through its surreal and exaggerated images. It’s not just about making fun of its subject; satire makes people reconsider things from a different perspective.

Paweł Kuczyński, a Polish artist and philosopher, uses satire to express his opinions about the world. From politics to social media, his works center on a wide range of relevant topics. Here are some of his most thought-provoking works:

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