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Bibliographic essay on the history of cartography, by Evelyn Edson. Journals and Web Sites. The flagship journal in the field is the venerable Imago Mundi, founded in 1935 and now into its 53rd volume.Published annually, it includes scholarly articles, book reviews, an annual bibliography, and a calendar of events in the field, such as lectures, conferences and exhibits.
This book is the fruition of work from contributors to the Art and Cartography: Cartography and Art symposium held in Vienna in February 2008. This meeting brought together cartographers who were interested in the design and aesthetics elements of cartography and artists who use maps as the basis for their art or who incorporate place and space in their expressions.
The intersections between art and cartography go far beyond the notions of design and illustration, since mapmaking invariably has multiple cultural, social, and political dimensions.
The book also features essays by Gayle Clemans, introducing a richer layer of insight into the work of some of these map artists. Be sure to read Harmon’s excellent essay below the Morning News images, which offers a fascinating look at the historical relationship between maps and the art movement, both products of the shifting political and aesthetic influences of the time.
Cartography, the art and science of graphically representing a geographical area, usually on a flat surface such as a map or chart. It may involve the superimposition of political, cultural, or other nongeographical divisions onto the representation of a geographical area. A brief treatment of.
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Focusing on creative mapping and landscape visualization, Cartographic Grounds: Projecting the Landscape Imaginary, by Jill Desimini and Charles Waldheim of the Harvard Graduate School of Design, was a special treat to read.The book is visually gratifying, offering a continuum of stunning contemporary and historical maps that discuss the representation of particular geographic areas and of geo.