These images depict what is reportedly a Russian apartment belonging to a mentally ill man who carved every surface with graffiti. The Accidental Mysteries site, which is one of several sites to repost the images, introduced them with the visual art concept of horror vacui, a phrase from the Latin for "fear of the empty." "How To Lose Your Security Deposit"
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