decay

Photography

Check Out These Eerie Photos of an Abandoned Aquarium

Julie Borgstrøm captured the interior of the iconic Denmark's Aquarium before it’s turned into another spa and fitness center.
Søren Peter Knudsen
6.21.17
Art

Decay Is Beautiful, at Least at One Multisensory Banquet

For the two-day event ‘Decadent Decay’, Guerilla Science shot a timelapse video of flowers and food decaying over 40 days.
DJ Pangburn
12.23.16
Art

Nature and Anatomy Collide in Hybrid Illustrative Paintings

Anatomical illustrations become twisted like fables in a new series of works by Italian painter Nunzio Paci.
Nathaniel Ainley
11.14.16
Design

Fascinating Photographs of Europe's Perishing Palaces

Remarkable images of decaying European villas by Mirna Pavlovic go on display at the Museum of Arts and Crafts, Zagreb.
Tanja M. Laden
11.1.16
Art

Visit the Macabre Exhibition Full of Fleshy Sculptures and a Coffin Playroom

“For too long death has been owned by funeral directors, hidden behind dusty net curtains and plastic flowers.”
Anna Marks
10.29.16
Art

Architectural Decay Transforms into Wood, Glass, and Metal Sculptures

America’s crumbling structures inspire Pittsburgh-based artists Seth Clark and Jason Forck, who create a series of experimental glass, wood and metal artworks.
DJ Pangburn
10.17.16
Art

The "Duchess of Disintegration and Decay" Gets a Documentary

A new documentary about Rosamond Purcell, photographer of the afterlives of objects, opens at Film Forum tonight.
Abby Ronner
8.10.16
Photo

The Forgotten Shopping Malls of Belgrade

Belgrade's shopping malls were built seemingly overnight in the 1990s, and they seem to have been abandoned with the same swiftness.
Iva Parađanin, Photos by Lazara Marinković
4.1.16
Art

For These 6 Artists, Mold Is a Muse

Bacteria and yeast become these artists' generative materials.
Anna Marks
3.2.16
Stuff

Are We Just Shit at Death?

We all know deep down that we just rot. And that's fine. We need to get over it and talk about how we take care of those in the process of dying.
Liam Williams
4.12.15
Art

This Is What Happens When You Repost an Instagram Photo 90 Times

Photographer Peter Ashton mangles a portrait of Alvin Lucier, one repost at a time.
Beckett Mufson
2.11.15
Film

Witness a Drone's Eye View of Chernobyl's Urban Decay

Filmmaker Danny Cooke offers an aerial perspecive on 30-year decay of Chernobyl.
Beckett Mufson
11.24.14