Art & Language (Terry Atkinson, born 1939; Michael Baldwin, born 1945) Map to Not Indicate 1967

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Artwork details

Title
Map to Not Indicate
Date 1967
Medium Linotype on paper
Dimensions Image: 508 x 629 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by the Institute of Contemporary Prints 1975
Reference
P01357
Not on display

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Map Not to Indicate is one of a series of three prints created by the collective Art and Language, which play with the conventions of marking the world’s geographical boundaries. The extensive title lists all the geographic areas that the artists have removed from the map. Only Iowa and Kentucky are outlined and labelled but, floating like islands, they lose geographical relevance, metaphorically cast adrift from their cartographic moorings.

July 2006

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