Michael Peck: Childhood Dystopia

Prize-winning Australian artist Michael Peck takes on desolation in childhood in The Landing, one of his series of oil paintings focused on dislocation in the post-modern world. Advertisements

Artist Keith Haring’s AIDS Apocalypse

When the late renowned artist Keith Haring was diagnosed with AIDS in 1988, he collaborated with author William S. Burroughs on this Apocalypse series, which offers an insight into Haring’s personal struggle with the disease.  He died in 1990.

Apocalypse Live: Epic scenes from Ukraine

The images coming from Kiev, Ukraine are apocalyptic at a level that a film or work of art could never reach. This photograph by Sergey Dolzhenko/EPA is one of hundreds that articulate the capital’s disintegration.

What your zodiac sign would do on doomsday

Here is a taste of how a clever young artist illustrated the 12 signs of the zodiac to scope what each astrological personality would do to adapt at the end of the world. 

Reality TV’s Last Family on Earth

Never underestimate the power of reality TV.  The Spike network is running a “Last Family on Earth” competition for a spot in one of the Vivos network’s underground bunkers.  The finale occurs Dec. 21, the date the Mayan civilization allegedly predicted an apocalypse.  (See apocalypse debunked, in this previous post) Vivos is a global network … Continue reading