Yellow Map Circle 2008

Destinations: Mapping the possibilities

Delicately interwoven like veins, the tiny green, blue and red strips of maps used to create these incredible sculptures are molded around a packing tape form to create a three-dimensional shape. Artist Nikki Rosato removes the land masses, leaving nothing but the roads and rivers behind, reinforcing the paper with wire as necessary...

These 15 artists cut, sculpt and rearrange paper maps, create their own from unexpected materials like money or use them to illustrate interesting data.

Plate 22, Sheet 6, Ancient Courses Mississippi River Meander Belt - 20x200 Ancient Courses Mississippi River Meander Belt is a map created by cartographer and geologist Harold Fisk for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Each plate shows a different portion of the Mississippi river and its various courses through time between Cape Girardeau, MO and Donaldsonville, LA—some of these channels date back thousands of years.

Plate 22, Sheet 6, Ancient Courses Mississippi River Meander Belt

a map of ancient courses of the Mississippi River, from Cape Girardeau, MO to Donaldsonville, LA. ("Mississippi River Meander Belt" Plate by Harold N.

Artist Nikki Rosato creates these incredibly delicate busts using the mesh from cut-out street maps.

This is dedication: artist Nikki Rosato creates these incredibly delicate busts using the mesh from cut-out street maps.

Matthew Cusick

Mapas de Matthew Cusick

Portraits en routes découpées

Portraits en routes découpées

Nikki Rosato Cut Map - I love the Nikki Rosato Cut Map art series for a number of reasons.

Bildresultat för maps in contemporary art

Bildresultat för maps in contemporary art

What’s map-pening!

Maps try to make sense of the world, but in the hands of an artist they can make the world more confusing than ever — in the best possible way. “Chaos is.

made of paper maps and money

Susan stockwell, Highland Dress, life-sized female dress composed of ordinance survey maps of the Scottish Highlands glued together.

DIY inspiration -- map made from bus/train tickets -- save the tickets from your trip, paste onto a map, cut out along the continent edge, frame and hang.

DIY inspiration/ art journal idea / previous Pinner said "map made from bus/train tickets -- save the tickets from your trip, paste onto a map, cut out along the continent edge, frame and hang.

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