Rafael Alvarez is a Spanish illustrator whose works portray painfully familiar scenarios. Except the artist creates his illustrations in a way that highlights a completely different angle. An angle that is usually quite shocking.

The ability to shock seems to be a vital component of the artist's illustrations - even required to challenge the minds of content readers whose attention span gets only smaller with each passing day. According to the artist, although it's difficult, it's important to tell the difference between sensationalism and truth or else we run a risk of losing our critical thinking and ability to care about anything at all.

So scroll down and see for yourself!

More info: alvarezrafa.com

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Artist Makes Illustrations That Will Hardly Ever Come Out Of Your Mind

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Anna Lourie 1 week ago

the longer you look, the stranger it gets.

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Artist Makes Illustrations That Will Hardly Ever Come Out Of Your Mind

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Olga Posedaru 1 week ago

Nice touch with the cannon going through a picture of Miss Liberty.

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The Texting Trap

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Blakkur Sverrir 1 week ago

Actually selling this kind of "mobile phone holder" would probably lower the number af accidents

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The Right Wrench

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Didi 1 week ago

Fuck man. This is making me sad

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In Weiter Ferne, So Nah

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Giovanni 1 week ago (edited)

I Know that this probably has a profound meaning, but the only thing that it says to me is: she had a wild party but mom called over skype before she could fix the mess, nothing negative.

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Artist Makes Illustrations That Will Hardly Ever Come Out Of Your Mind

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Vanessa Galvan 1 week ago

Hear no evil, see no evil, and speak no evil.

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The Threat Of The In-Cels

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Miklós Nagy 1 week ago

So, that geek is actually a sexual predator who is looking at his new victim?

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Artist Makes Illustrations That Will Hardly Ever Come Out Of Your Mind

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J 1 week ago

I'll settle for you until something better comes along, but in the meantime, I can mask you with my illusion of the ideal I crave.

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Artist Makes Illustrations That Will Hardly Ever Come Out Of Your Mind

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Night Owl 1 week ago

Video game monsters coming to life and looks like the son lost. The rest of the family looks so happy they beat him in the game they don't even mind the monsters are getting him. Well, video games do try to be immersive

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