Lori Nix's Jaw-Dropping Photos of Post-Apocalyptic Dioramas
Excerpts from the artist's haunting new coffee-table book, The City.
"I've never been to an actual map room, but the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia had a show about the Medici family. They were big patrons to Galileo, for one, so this is an imagined space they might have had, overtaken with mold and mildew. Definitely a bit Hurricane Katrina-influenced."