Art inspired by urban decay by Steve Javiel

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By Steve Javiel in New Art on Thursday 5 April 2012

My artwork is inspired by decaying walls, train containers, abandoned buildings, and typography. I believe that these aged surfaces tell a story and that they are a raw reflection of their environment. The aging is not premeditated.

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Amazing urban decay photos by Brian Roach

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By Jex Musa in New Photography on Tuesday 8 February 2011

Photographer Brian Roach’s intricate and haunting HDR pieces capture the surprisingly beautiful but decaying urban landscape. Each piece (up to fifteen feet in size) is created from multiple exposures, which adds to the surreal quality of this hidden world. From a broken chair to a toy left behind, the people that moved in these once grand spaces are still a mystery.

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