Hyperallergic spotlights Kenny Be's public art map

Hyperallergic discusses a map of public art across the country made by Denver cartoonist Kenny Be in a feature story on creative cartography.


Kenny Be, for example, has catalogued public artworks across the United States, illustrating them within their home states. Through the endearing drawings, his map offers a glimpse of both renowned and lesser-known works, while also conveying the incredible variety of public art. In a different portrait of the country, but one that is just as extensive, environmental designer Michael Pecirno's ongoing Minimal Maps series involves him superimposing the US Department of Agriculture's data on crops over satellite photos of the entire nation; the results are soft, two-toned images that capture the nationwide distribution of individual commodities, from cornfields to shrublands and evergreen forests.

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