Arthur Drooker's 'American Ruins' has caused quite a commotion due to its haunted portrayal of the lost world of the Americas. His photography included pictures of war-torn buildings, prisons and mansions, all hosting a haunting appeal.
Arthur Drooker's 'American Ruins' series had been released in 2007, but his large format book will be released in the Fall of 2011, including more haunting and phenomenal pictures of the old lost worlds.
Implications - As consumers continue to recover from the economic downturn, public demand for surrealistic imagery is at an all-time high as they look for diversions from their financial predicaments. Surrealistic imagery serves as a great distraction as it provides viewers with an escapist experience. Corporations looking to satiate consumer desire for distractions may consider incorporating surrealistic imagery into their product lines as design elements.