Sunday, April 27, 2008

The economical future of the planet

This apocalyptic painting by German artist Norbert Stockhus might depict the future of the planet if the current neoliberal economical trend is allowed to go on. The rich have erected a fortress in which they defend the wealth they have amassed against the poor left in the arid wasteland outside.

A response to Sunday Scribblings #108 - the future of the planet.

5 comments:

myrtle beached whale said...

Many countries are already there.

Granny Smith said...

Too true. Your picture is well chosen.

keith hillman said...

A picture's worth a thousand words. You only have to think of parts of Africa to see that this vision is fast becoming a reality'

Cláudia said...

I don't think that the painting is apocalyptic. We are facing the present.

Claudia, from Brazil.



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Tammie Lee said...

Amazing painting!
Tells a common story.