American photographer Zachary Wasserman captures the feel of Armageddon in these shots. Based in Berkeley, he took them at Burning Man, held annually for a week on Nevada’s Black Rock Desert. The festival forms a temporary city of performers and artists with impromptu installations and music – capped by the burning of a giant effigy.
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.
These 24 faces are Peter Olsen’s interpretation of the elders who figure in Revelation, the last book of the Bible, a description of Armageddon. It’s a distinctly different art work for the elders, usually portrayed traditionally, as they are described in the Bible, as dressed in white with crowns of gold. The original of this … Continue reading
It’s unusual to find infographics that speak to eschatology, the study of the end times. But this visual from Live Science does the trick. It’s a primer on how the world might end.