This study of iconic realism examines semiotic theory and iconic structures within the arts. Iconic realism resonates from semiotics of cross-disciplinary trends in academic, economic, historic and aesthetic influences. Moreover, the semiotic theory of iconic realism is relevant to cultural studies, for this aspect of semiotics provides an audience with the intellectual tools of cognitive stimulation that alert its consciousness to a tolerance of different perspectives. Each individual interprets literature, art, music or film, forming unique perceptions of traditional cultural beliefs. Although appropriate for a certain culture during a prescribed moment, these beliefs may benefit from evolution of the community's position.