Planet of the Apes scene

Lady Liberty in Ruins

Gerry Canavan has assembled a great collection at his blog of depictions of New York’s Statue of Liberty in various states of decay. We spot vintage pulp covers and posters of modern-day films such as The Day After Tomorrow (2004) and Cloverfield (2007) as well as imagery from comics and video games like Red Alert 2 (2000).

Artists Tudor Bogdan, Dézsi Dániel, Michal Klimecki, Felipe Louiz, Jorge Monreal and Radoslav Siderov have created their own versions of Lady Liberty in ruins:

The image on top of this post is the famous final scene from Planet of the Apes (1968).

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