Seph Lawless's Abandoned: Hauntingly Beautiful Deserted Theme Parks PDF

By Seph Lawless

Huffington Post referred to as him “a grasp of the abandoned”—and for sturdy cause. The “artivist” identified basically as Seph Lawless has spent the final ten years photo-documenting the the USA that was once left at the back of within the throes of monetary instability and total decline—decrepit procuring shops, homes, factories, even leisure parks.

Through greater than 200 wonderful and elegiac pictures, Abandoned info Lawless’s trip into what used to be the very center of yank leisure: the entertainment park. Lawless visits abandoned parks around the state, shooting in stark element their dilapidated country, traditional overgrowth, and noticeable duality of unhappy and playful symbolism. formerly self-published as Bizarro, this up to date variation of Lawless’s photographic tribute to decaying American entertainment parks comprises new content material and a brand new foreword.

For the 1st time, the famed photojournalist Seph Lawless makes his relocating paintings on hand in a beautiful alternate edition.

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