Contemporary Cartographic Explorations Fuse with Historic Maps in Digital Works by Scott Reinhard
Scott Reinhard combines contemporary land elevations with historic maps to create three-dimensional environments of a specific region, city, or state. To produce the digital maps, he pulls elevation data from the United States Geological Survey, which he then embeds with location information and mer
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Chic Silhouette Map Pin by Yes & Yes Designs: Oakland-California-based designer Laura Bruland creates her handcrafted, laser-cut pieces from recycled books,
Maps as Art, Art as Maps
“Contemporary Cartographies” An exhibit of artwork using maps as their foundations. http://www.lehman.edu/vpadvance/artgallery/gallery/ February 5 – May 11, 2013 Maps are very “in” these days. Everywhere we go, it seems, we see maps as framed wall art, murals, clothing, furniture, cell phone covers, and in every which way incorporated into daily life. In one of my next posts, I am going to explore some of these trendy uses of maps, which are legion! In this same vein, maps, now more than…
Cardiff-based artist Ed Fairburn hatches cheekbones onto city blocks and weaves strands of hair from river banks and freeways in his work. As he studies each map and familiarizes himself with the geographic and architectural elements, patterns and forms become clear in the contours of the landmasses. He traces these rogue elements, outlining and shading the faces that then seem so obvious when interwoven with the map’s mountains and roads.
Ed Fairburn: El mapa transformado en rostro.
Ed Fairburn: El mapa transformado en rostro. | «Comienzo de 0». Para un artista tener delante un lienzo en blanco es uno de los 'retos más importantes'. Ed Fairburn desafía ese reto con excelentes resultados conceptuales. ¿No es un reto igualmente ser capaz de transformar un mapa en retratos? Visua...wp.me