maps as art

Maps and Cartography

Drift by Shannon RankinDrift 2009 cut map on paper 20" x 20" - Shannon Rankin


I love the exploration of the beauty of maps through art.  Artist Shannon Rankin turns cut map pieces into artwork with her series Uncharted.  Rankin explains her inspiration: I create installations, collages and drawings that use the language of maps to explore the connections among geological and biological processes, patterns […]