The Oxton Art Fair 2012 - The 9th annual Oxton Art Fair is a wonderful showcase of art, craft and design from local artists within four of galleries of the Williamson Art Gallery in Birkenhead.

Embroidered map - The Oxton Art Fair 2012 - The annual Oxton Art Fair is a wonderful showcase of art, craft and design from local artists within four of galleries of the Williamson Art Gallery in Birkenhead.

New York conceptual artist Nobutaka Aozaki is exploring the act of asking for directions in his ongoing art piece, Here to There, by gathering a collection of impromptu hand-drawn maps he obtains from complete strangers.

Such an awesome idea! New York conceptual artist Nobutaka Aozaki is exploring the act of asking for directions in his ongoing art piece, Here to There, by gathering a collection of impromptu hand-drawn maps he obtains from complete strangers.

Japanese boro (yogi back) | Photo by Jared Graves

There is an old saying of Japanese farmers – ‘Never throw away a piece of cloth big enough to wrap three beans’. Japanese boro (yogi back) Photo by: Jared Graves

Textile/quilt work 'Urban fragments' by Eszter Bornemisza (2011) for Voices quilt art exhibition at the Devon Guild of Craftsmen jan-Feb 2012.

Textile/quilt work 'Urban fragments' map art quilt by Eszter Bornemisza for Voices quilt art exhibition at the Devon Guild of Craftsmen jan-Feb

A city map art quilt by Silvia Muzzarelli which I liek the look of. it links to my theme of navigation

Elevated viewpoints - A city map art quilt by Silvia Muzzarelli which I liek the look of. it links to my theme of navigation

An 1830s Depiction Of What's Inside A Woman's Heart

This map of a woman's heart tells us much about what the society believed about women. A Map of the Open Country of a Woman's Heart D. Kellogg, c.

I think this is a good mix of textiles and cartography, and makes a really interesting display. Each small circle represents a whole city or town, its a different way or representing a place and a new way of interpreting a map. No matter how small the map used was with the added name of the place it was really clear to know where the little circle represented.

i like the bright colors used to illustrate rivers & streets in cities ~ Atlas Cartography Map


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