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Coordinates: Maps and Art Exploring Shared Terrain

Stanford, USA
Organisation: David Rumsey Map Center
The exhibition will feature a variety of ways in which the two porous mediums overlap in inquiries about space, both geographical and metaphorical. Artists include Zoe Leonard, Trevor Paglen, Tauba Auerbach, On Kawara, Sol LeWitt, Richard Long, Agnes Denes, John Pfahl, Ed Ruscha, Christo and Jeanne-Claude. In dialogue with the art, will be maps by pioneering cartographers, such as J. C. Fremont, R. Buckminster Fuller, Richard Saul Wurman, Zero per Zero, Charles Joseph Minard, Joseph Salway, F. W. von Egloffstein, J. A. Martignoni, Isaac Frost, Sir David Brewster, and Stanford’s own Dr. Rob Dunbar. On the opening day of 25 April 2019 a wide-ranging conversations about maps, art, and the cartographic imagination will be hosted. Speakers include SFMOMA Librarian David Senior; Emilie Keldie, Director of the Felix Gonzalez-Torres Foundation; Lisa Le Feuvre, Director of the Holt-Smithson Foundation; Joshua Jelly-Schapiro from the New York University Institute for Public Knowledge; and Jordan Stein from KADIST, San Francisco.
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