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By Seph Lawless

Huffington Post known as him “a grasp of the abandoned”—and for solid cause. The “artivist” recognized in simple terms as Seph Lawless has spent the final ten years photo-documenting the the US that was once left in the back of within the throes of monetary instability and total decline—decrepit procuring department stores, homes, factories, even enjoyment parks.

Through greater than 2 hundred lovely and elegiac images, Abandoned info Lawless’s trip into what was the very center of yank leisure: the leisure park. Lawless visits abandoned parks around the nation, taking pictures in stark element their dilapidated country, normal overgrowth, and seen duality of unhappy and playful symbolism. formerly self-published as Bizarro, this up to date version of Lawless’s photographic tribute to decaying American entertainment parks includes new content material and a brand new foreword.

For the 1st time, the famed photojournalist Seph Lawless makes his relocating paintings to be had in a beautiful exchange edition.

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