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Map Art

LOOK: 22 Famous Artists Draw The United States From Memory

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.12.2013 | Arts

In 1971 a Japanese artist by the name of Hisachika Takahashi asked 22 of America's most recognizable artists to draw a map of the United States... fro...

Directions Drawn By Strangers Form Giant Crowd Sourced Map Of NYC

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.20.2013 | Arts

When is the last time you used hand-drawn directions to navigate from one location to another? In the age of Google Maps and smartphone GPS, we can't ...

LOOK: Artist Spends 50 Years Creating Massive Fictional Map

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 11.01.2013 | Arts

In 1963, a man named Jerry Gretzinger began sketching and painting a map for a fictional world, populated by land masses and buildings that originated...

11 Works Of Art Made From Road Maps

MentalFloss.com | Posted 04.11.2012 | Weird News

For most of us, maps are just tools that help us get where we need to go. Artists like Matthew Cusick, though, are finding maps a great medium for ...

Surreal Scenes Are Captured On Google Street View

Posted 02.27.2012 | Arts

In 2007, Google released Google Street View, in which a computer user could access a virtual panoramic image of many streets in the world. House or ap...