The use of GIS and website mapping applications can bring in a new and interesting feature to an artist’s portfolio.
Palomar, an Italian optics company, is an example of the fact that maps and globes can still be used through innovation technologies, despite the popularity of digital mapping systems and GPS. The company has been a leader in traditional optics since 1956 and is based in Florence, Italy. The company […]
There are many amazing examples of artists who turn to cartography and geography for inspiration. Whether through the lens of a camera, paint, or sculpture, these artists have turned to creative ways to express themselves through maps. World Map as Seen Through a Drop of Water Markus Reugels is a […]
Artist Matthew Cusick turns bits and pieces of old maps into amazing art with his map collages. The maps are intricately pieced together into works of art. The end result is amazing with collages that capture incredible detail and, from afar, look like paintings. Cusick uses no color aside from […]
An article recently came out in the Washington Post (and syndicated to other newspapers around the country) lifting the veil off of one of the hidden artists in the geospatial world. According to the article, Nicholas Schiller has been creating an artistic map every two days for the past 1000 […]