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Post-apocalyptic paintings of abandoned interiors [Modern Ruins]

3 years agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Usually, we see depictions of real-life ruined places in photographs, but Matteo Massagrande instead paints dilapidated interiors, capturing the light and shadow of post-apocalyptic decay. More »
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The Grandiose Decay of Abandoned Detroit [Modern Ruins]

Genres / Sci Fi : io9 (5 years ago)

Nearly a third of Detroit's homes are vacant, and along with the residences, the city's stately hotels and cultural centers have been abandoned as well, falling into dramatic disrepair, their grand ruins still showing the promises o... Read Post

Berlin's Abandoned Spreepark Is Where Fun Goes To Die [Modern Ruins]

Genres / Sci Fi : io9 (5 years ago)

We recently posted about Michigan's Prehistoric Forest, a dilapidated amusement park full of decaying fiberglass dinosaurs. Berlin has its own defunct dinosaur funland - the Spreepark - which fell on hard times after the collapse of... Read Post

Concept Art Writing Prompt: A Beauty Salon in an Abandoned Asylum

Genres / Sci Fi : io9 (2 years ago)

We're adding a little Modern Ruins to this week's Concept Art Writing Prompt, with a real photographic image of a decaying mental institution in upstate New York. We often marvel that these urban exploration photos would make great ... Read Post

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