Post-apocalyptic paintings of abandoned buildings

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Usually, we see depictions of real-life ruined places in photographs, but Matteo Massagrande instead paints dilapidated interiors, capturing the light and shadow of post-apocalyptic decay.

These paintings are currently available from the Albemarle Gallery in London. These melancholy paintings add a bit of romance to our usual views of crumbling architecture, making them all the more charming for their peeling paint and broken windows.

Matteo Massagrande [Albemarle Gallery via Flavorwire]