UK-based artist Matthew Picton uses strips of paper to construct maps of cities from around the world. The Londoner's sculptural creations use both historic and fictional texts to produce cartographic representations of multicultural cities like Las Vegas, Dresden, Tehran, and Venice. The materials used are reflective of each respective culture, from literary and religious texts…
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Spain-based artist Michael Tompsett has created a fun series of colorful maps made of paint splashes. Not only does he have a world map, he's also created rainbow-colored abstract maps for individual countries like Ireland, New Zealand and Australia.
"Art and design has interested me since an early age, so much so that art class was the one lesson at school I genuinely looked…Continue
Do you ever feel lost? If your answer is yes, then you can probably relate to these set of images by photographer Susannah Benjamin that display a young woman laying across a jumble of road maps. The striking shots exude a sense of feeling lost and trying to find oneself. Benjamin says, "My work explores themes of metamorphosis, adolescence, self-image, etc." She certainly would know…Continue
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