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Lost Interiors : Beauty in Desolation

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A broken piano, a dilapidated staircase, a chair half standing on two bent legs surrounded by layers of history peeling from the wallpaper of an abandoned house. The chilling air of an abandoned church, or a desolated factory, with the faint signs of the human sounds now trapped in the detritus of lost interiors. In Michigan, in Italy, in Russia, Japan, in China, the lost dreams of a teaming human horde are captured in this evocative exploration of abandoned buildings, the achievements of humankind struck down by calamity or neglect, then over-run by the ancient forces of time and nature, as the planet earth moves slowly to regain its supremacy against the noisy, mechanical clatter of the human species. The incredible new book explores the half-life of abandoned buildings and the sad beauty of desolation.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 192 pages
  • 279 x 289 x 22mm | 750g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 150 Illustrations, color
  • 1786645297
  • 9781786645296
  • 1,788,127

About Michael Kerrigan

Creator of fine and beautiful books, journals and calendars on art, music and lifestyle subjects. Michael Kerrigan is author of Modern Art from the `World's Greatest Art' series and 100 Great Art Masterpieces, and co-author of The Architecture Style Spotter's Guide along with a great many other books and articles on art, culture and history. He lives in Edinburgh, where he writes regularly for the Scotsman newspaper and is a book reviewer for the Times Literary Supplement and the Guardian.
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