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Matthew Picton Historic Paris  map sculptures made of old books

Matthew Picton Historic Paris map sculptures made of old books

Matthew Picton Greater Paris ~ Duralar, enamel paint, pins, 2006. 38″ x 42″ x 3″

Greater Paris Duralar, enamel paint, pins, 2006 x x Back to gallery Prev Next

Matthew Picton Vienna ~ Duralar, enamel paint, pins, 2006. 35″ x 35″ x 3″

Vienna Duralar, enamel paint, pins, 2006 x x Back to gallery Prev Next

Matthew Picton Milan ~ Duralar, enamel paint, pins, 2007. 35″ x 36″ x 4″

Milan 2007 Duralar, enamel paint, pins, 2007 x x Back to gallery Prev Next

Matthew Picton is a UK-based artist who uses strips of paper from both historic and fictional texts to assemble maps from around the world.

Paper Cities by Matthew Picton Duralar, enamel paint, pins . Photographed by Rob Jaffe London artist Matthew Picton uses strips.

Las Vegas: created from texts from Hunter S Thompson’s "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas." Cartographic Paper Sculptures

Cartographic Paper Sculptures Reveal Global Cities' History

las vegas in map sculpture created from text of hunter s. thompson's 'fear and loathing in las vegas' - matthew picton [series of map sculptures of cities made out of books about the city]

Medieval Map of The Holy Land, the 16th century, English ~ P. D. A. Harvey's most recent book presented eight regional maps of Palestine, drawn between the 12th and the 14th centuries. Some of those maps survive as the work of the original mapmaker, most notably those of Matthew Paris; others are copies or derivatives of original maps that are now lost.

From the Medieval Medieval Maps of the Holy Land'. Image: The Acre map of Matthew Paris

Cartographic Paper Sculptures - Matthew Picton is a UK-based artist who uses strips of paper from both historic and fictional texts to assemble maps from around the world.

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