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Plenty of artists take inspiration from Google Maps. But Arden Bendler Browning’s abstractions of urban landscapes convince us the city—riotous and tamed, growing and decaying—is more alive than we think.
(One clue to get you started: The map doesn’t represent gross national anything.)
Selections from Daniel Rosenberg and Anthony Grafton’s captivating history of timelines, now in paperback—from time circles to time dragons, to a history of civilization drawn on a single piece of paper.
Here we go again. We’ve altered (or removed entirely) the legends from each of the below maps. Try guessing what each means using only clues contained within them...
One of the most endearing things about old-fashioned maps is how wrong they can be. Sometimes maps are so divorced from reality that we wouldn’t know what they...