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Cartography and art

Publisher: New York : Springer, 2009.
Series: Lecture notes in geoinformation and cartography.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st ed

This book is a celebration of the juncture connecting cartography and art. It addresses the use of different geo-communications tools that could improve the visualization of geography by  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cartography and art.
New York : Springer, 2009
(DLC) 2008942186
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
OCLC Number: 646802635
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 391 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: Theory.- Art and Cartographic Communication.- Rejecting Illusionism: Transforming Space into Maps and into Art.- From a Cartographic Glance to Synchronistic Experiences.- Marriage and Divorce: Is the Evolution of Landscape Paintings Ending in the Fields of Topographic Cartography and Graphic Design?.- Maps and Mapping in the Eyes of Artists and Cartographers#x2013;Experiences from the International Symposium on Cartography and Art.- Aesthetics and Cartographic Design.- Are we Living in a Cartographic Illiterate Society?.- Aesthetics of the CORINE Land Cover Maps.- Making Legends By Means of Painters#x2019; Palettes.- What Can We Learn from the Masters? Color Schemas on Paintings as the Source for Color Ranges Applicable in Cartography.- The Role of Augmented Elements to Support Aesthetic and Entertaining Aspects of Interactive Maps on the Web and Mobile Phones.- Variables of Aesthetics in Maps.- Art and the History of Cartography.- World-Views: Art and Canonical Images in the Geographical and Life Sciences.- Map Style.- The World Image in Maps #x2013; From the Old Ages to Mercator.- Integrated Media.- Mapping Literature: Towards a Geography of Fiction.- Challenging the Digital Cartographic Continuity System: Lessons from Cinema.- On Written Language in Works of Art and Cartography.- Imagining Europe.- Non-Graphics.- Dots, Lines, Areas and Words: Mapping Literature and Narration (With some Remarks on Kate Chopin#x2019;s #x201C;The Awakening#x201D;).- Robert Smithson#x2019;s Pursuit: Mapping some Traces of Remnants.- Towards a Literary Geography of the Interwar Australian Novel.- Mapping Informal Geographies.- Mapping the Sacred Landscape of Lahaul #x2013; The Karzha Khandroling Mandala.- Art and Media Design.- Sculpting Place Through Ceramic Maps.- The Map of Fashion.- Maps of What Might Be: A Dozen Works on Ideas and Possibilities.- On Sustenance: Operating Landscapes, Land Spaces and Land#x2019;s Paces.- Social Tapestries.- Community Karlsplatz, ViennaVideo Screen Projection.- 4816 #x2013; Urban Expeditions in Vienna Along the GPS Matrix.- Installation Art.- Dream but Conflict.- Pressure Today.- Early-Modern Portuguese Maps: Metaphors of Space and Spaces of Metaphor.- This Is Not a Map.
Series Title: Lecture notes in geoinformation and cartography.
Responsibility: [edited by] William Cartwright, Georg Gartner, Antje Lehn.


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