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From Desolate Editorials to Flooded Subways

By: Shelby Lee Walsh - Published: Sep 12, 2011
The public fascination with life after a catastrophic event in the future is one that had the power to fuel these creations of apocalyptic artwork. From the recent release of the movie Contagion to the blockbuster Rise of the Apes, it's easy to see that consumers have an apparent hunger for a dystopian depiction of the future.

It could be the mentality that it is best to prepare for the worst and hope for the best or it could be just a morbid fetish of popular culture, but regardless, apocalyptic artwork is popping up in unexpected ways and it's making use of innovative mediums.

From desolate suburban photography to drowning billboards, expect to see more dystopian depictions in the near future.