Cartographic Series I
25 color photogravures on paper
each photo: 20 x 20 in. (50.8 x 50.8 cm) (show scale)
Emily Winthrop Miles Fund
25 color photogravures on paper:
pc1: River flowing from top left to bottom right intersecting a thin vertical line (road) on right side.
pc2: Root-like image of mountains and rivers, with lines beginning from top left corner and fanning outward.
pc3: Mostly white with curved landscape image on bottom and right.
pc4: Glaciers coming from a snow field on the upper side and draining into a valley running at right angle to them.
pc5: Rugged mountains with a valley running from left to right in the lower center.
pc7: Flat plateau crossed with stream and rivers draining through deep gorges into a low lying flat area on the upper left.
pc8: Same image as 62g but at larger magnification and later in the day.
pc9: Large dark crater-lake near center with agricultural fields on its lower right slope.
pc10: Mountainous landscape with snow topped mountains and ridges.
pc12: A series of lakes and a meandering stream from the upper left to the right. Roads run throughout the area.
pc13: Mud flats draining to the left; a road runs diagonally on the upper right corner.
pc15: Lake in center of photograph above a large snowfield.
pc16: Four lakes, three are landlocked, on mountainous terrain draining into and making a small river at the upper side of the picture; a series of buildings is located on a hill next to the river in the upper right corner.
pc17: A diagonal ring of mountains from lower left to upper right interrupted by a crater.
pc18: Jagged mountain range with Y-shaped valley in center, snow fields on the lower left, upper left and upper center.
pc22: Mountainous area with deep valleys draining into small rivers; there is a nearly rectangular lake draining into a river on the upper left.
pc23: A melting ice sheet showing barely visible outlines of the topography beneath it.
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Olafur Eliasson (Danish, born 1967). Cartographic Series I, 2000. 25 color photogravures on paper, each photo: 20 x 20 in. (50.8 x 50.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Emily Winthrop Miles Fund, 2002.41. © artist or artist's estate (Photo: Jens Ziehe, courtesy Studio Olafur Eliasson, Berlin, CUR.2002.41_Jens_Ziehe_photograph.jpg)
. Jens Ziehe photograph, courtesy Studio Olafur Eliasson, Berlin
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