Art & Artists

Laurie Anderson, New York Social Life, 1977

Mark Bennett (American, b. 1956)

Stanley Brouwn (Dutch, 1935-2017)

!!! stanley brouwn, Art Institute of Chicago, Apr 8–Jul 31, 2023 !!!

John Cage, Rolywholyover: A Circus, 1993 (designed by Catherine Lorenz)

Coast to Coast: Venice Boulevard Through the Lens of the Coast Realty Archive, Center for Land Use Interpretation, 2020

León Ferrari (Argentine, 1920-2013)

Joy Harjo, Living Nations, Living Words, 2021

James Yaya Hough (American b. 1974)

Ray Johnson (American, 1927-1995)

Ray Johnson, Untitled (The Mailbox), 1989

Joyce Kozloff (American, b. 1942)

Richard Long (British, b. 1945)

Map Tablet from Nippur (Iraq), c. 1400 BCE

marksearch, WE Riders, 2005-2006

Lee Mingwei (Taiwanese, b. 1964)

Aleksandra Mir, Naming Tokyo, 2003

Kathy Prendergast (b. 1958, Dublin, Ireland)

Jan Rothuizen (Dutch, b. 1968)

Jan Rothuizen, Keith Haring Studio, 2015

Ed Ruscha, Every Building on the Sunset Strip, 1966

Aki Sasamoto (b. 1980, Kanagawa, Japan)

Caroline Shaw, Narrow Sea, 2021

Caroline Shaw & Sō Percussion, Let the Soil Play Its Simple Part, 2021

Robert Storr, Mapping, 1994 [exhibition catalogue, pdf]

Nick Vaughan & Jake Margolin (American)

Fernanda Bertini Viégas and Martin Wattenberg, Wind Map, 2012

Zarina (American, born India, 1937-2020)

Zarina, Home is a Foreign Place, 1999

Raphael Zarka, Riding Modern Art, 2018 see also: Sam Spencer & James Lee, “The History Behind Some Very Skateable Sculptures,” Jenkem Magazine, 28 October 2019

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Guy Debord, “Theory of the Dérive,” 1958

Michelle Elligott & Tod Lippy, Modern Artifacts, 2020

Ira Glass (host), “Mapping,” This American Life, 4 September 1998

“Grid plan,” Wikipedia

Katharine Harmon, The Map as Art: Contemporary Artists Explore Cartography, 2010

Katharine Harmon, You Are Here: Personal Geographies and Other Maps of the Imagination, 2003

N. K. Jemisin, The City We Became, 2021

Jeremy Lechtzin, “Brooklyn’s Big Street Address Mess: A Wild Tale of Total Civic Dysfunction,” New York Times, 27 January 2021

Roman Mars (host), “Beneath the Skyway,” 99% Invisible, 26 January 2021

Roman Mars (host), “Map Quests: Political, Physical, and Digital,” 99% Invisible, 10 March 2020

Roman Mars & Kurt Kohlstedt, The 99% Invisible City, 2020

Jenny Offill, Weather, 2020

Frank O’Hara, “A True Account of Talking to the Sun at Fire Island,” 1958

Ann Quito, “Drawing is the best way to learn, even if you’re no Leonardo da Vinci,” Quartz, 15 September 2018

William Rankin, After the Map: Cartography, Navigation, and the Transformation of Territory in the Twentieth Century, 2018

Clint Smith, How the Word Is Passed, 2021

Michael Tanenbaum, “Maps make you wonder, what is Fishtown?” Philly Voice, 31 October 2016

Jennifer Tobias, “The Post-it,” MoMA Magazine, 23 Dec 2019

Peter Turchi, Maps of the Imagination: The Writer as Cartographer, 2007

Jordan Weitzman (host), “Linda Rosenkrantz Interview”, Magic Hour, 30 November 2021

Michaela Winberg, “The first census, a stubborn City Council and tossing the ‘horseshoe’: How Philly invented the common street address system.” Billy Penn, 04 August 2020

Michaela Winberg, “You can walk underground from the Gallery to the Comcast Center. Here’s how to do it.” Billy Penn, 30 September 2019

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B Free Franklin Post Office

Center for Land Use Interpretation

Commons Archive

Glasgow Zine Library

Governor’s Island

Hidden City


Omoi Zakka

The Origami Paper Shop

Printed Matter

Radical Cartography

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Blackwing pencils

Everyday Oil

Field Notes

Kokuyo Miri-Keshi Eraser


OHTO Rays Flash Dry Gel Pen, 0.5mm

Olfa SVR-2 Auto Lock Stainless Steel Cutter

Zojirushi Stainless Steel Mug

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Start Drawing

If you are new to drawing, here are some affordable, go-to supplies to get started:

Blick Aluminum Ruler, 18″

Faber-Castell 9000 Pencil, HB (or BiC #2 Mechanical Pencils)

Herschel Settlement Case (if you want to put this stuff somewhere)

Sakura Pigma Micron Pens, Set of 3: 01, 03, & 05, Black

Staedtler Mars Plastic Eraser

Staedtler Pencil Sharpener

Stabilo Point 88 Fineliner Pens & Sets (if you want color)

Strathmore 400 Series Drawing Paper Pad, 9 x 12 inch

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