Climate Apocalypse in Late Century Modern Style

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Flemish artist Guy Mangelschots represents life after a climate apocalypse in these figurative paintings, done in late century modern style.  

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In this surreal series of environmentally aimed works – all titled Apocalypse – Mangelschots depicts cracked earth, adapted buildings and rising waters resulting from global warming.  (Top: Apocalypse 2 /Above: Apocalypse 6)

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Above: Apocalypse 8 / Below: Apocalypse 3

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Below: Detail of Apocalypse 9

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See more on his website, here.

The Apocalypse series and other works, on Saatchi Online, here.

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3 Responses to “Climate Apocalypse in Late Century Modern Style”
  1. These paintings are very striking and remind me of the writing advice ‘Show don’t tell.’ They show without telling. Really well done and visually compelling.

  2. I should add ‘they tell us plenty’ but by showing.

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