Olafur Eliasson (Danish, born 1967). <em>Cartographic Series I</em>, 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)

Cartographic Series I

Artist:Olafur Eliasson

Medium: 25 color photogravures on paper


Dimensions: each photo: 20 x 20 in. (50.8 x 50.8 cm)



Accession Number: 2002.41

Image: CUR.2002.41_Jens_Ziehe_photograph.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
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. pc6: 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. pc11: 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. pc14: 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. pc19: pc20: pc21: 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. pc24: pc25:

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