A Symposium at the Newberry Library, Chicago, June 20-21, 2013 This symposium is made possible through support from the Terra Foundation for American Art The Newberry Library’s Hermon Dunlap Smith Center for the History of Cartography is now taking registrations for “Pictures from an Expedition:  Aesthetics of Cartographic Exploration in theContinue Reading

Jonathan Patkowski, PhD Student in Art History, CUNY Graduate Center and Nicole Reiner, Independent Researcher, MA Museum Studies, NYU Figure 1. The Artist Network Diagram in Inventing Abstraction: 1910-1925, an exhibition at The Museum of Modern Art, December 23, 2012–April 15, 2013, organized by Leah Dickerman with Masha Chlenova. Courtesy of TheContinue Reading

“Cartography is the signifying practice of both location and identity, a mode of writing through which we can uncover a set of general laws. Much of the argument I am making regarding the un-mapping, re-mapping and counter-cartographies to be found within contemporary art practices revolves around the structures and signifying systems by which knowledge isContinue Reading