A book of maps you actually want to own

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Art, New Illustration on Thursday 7 November 2013

Let’s face it, paper maps aren’t as interesting now that we’re spoiled with the online maps on Google, Yahoo and Bing. But Maps is a new book written and illustrated by Aleksandra Mizielinska and Daniel Mizielinksi you’ve gotta see. This quirky edition of maps (from every region on earth) details the history and culture of […]

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Make yourself into a map

Karla Courtney Reader Find

By Karla Courtney in New Illustration on Monday 16 September 2013

For the person who has everything, Sydney-based illustrator Patti Anne Andrews will ask you for a list of your favourite things and then interpret them into a map. She says they are for kids, but I am pretty sure we all want our own island. Super cute.

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Atlas: acrylic on map paintings by Fernando Vicente

Demi He Contributor

By Demi He in New Art on Tuesday 28 August 2012

While some look at maps for direction guidance, Fernando Vicente clearly had something else on his mind. His acrylic on map paintings showcase an impressive and creative balance between maps and art. Whether it be painting an animal or person, Vicente portrays a new aspect of cartography and illustration.

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Siobhan Punshon’s Mesmerising Maps

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By Xavier Toby in New Art on Monday 18 May 2009

Maps represent a landscape, but they can also mean much more. Victorian artist Siobhan Punshon has recently been working with all sorts of maps and charts, using them as source material then fictionalising the landscape with colour and patterns to create new interpretations of the technical documents. The results then push the viewer in several […]

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