In 1991, Francisco Javier Rencoret, a Chilean architect and then Fulbright scholar at Cornell University, published New York City: The Edge of Enigma, … [Read more...]
Cartographies of Reality and Fiction
Maps connect information to space, depicting real and imagined territories on a flat surface. Over time, maps became increasingly more detailed and precise: the scale was adjusted, symbols became conventions, standards were set. However, this evolution didn’t stop the map to become a complex representational tool or an artistic medium.
For some artists, the cartographic representation became a means to spatialize a mental realm, a metaphorical instrument to simulate an unexisting territory.
Al White, Illustrations for 12th Isle Album Covers
12th Isle is a music label founded in 2016 by a collective from Glasgow that has released excellent ambient electronic albums in the last few years, … [Read more...]
“No Function, Just Form”: CXEMA by Artem Matyushkin (2020)
Artem Matyushkin is a Russian art director and graphic designer based in Moscow and New York. He started his career as a journalist and later found … [Read more...]
Linear Analogies: a Selection of Paul Klee’s Black and White Lithographies
In the multiple explorations of form and composition by German-Swiss artist Paul Klee, a special place is occupied by works where the line is the main … [Read more...]
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