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Chinese artist Lu Xinjian’s City DNA paintings, abstracting the shape of cities from Google Earth aerial images – a fine addition to the map as art.

Hong Hao is a Chinese artist who likes organizing and grouping things. in this photographic work “my things” thousands of scanned images are arranged together on a massive scale.

Map of Nansenbushu [Early 19th century] the human world as perceived through Buddhist philosophy, is limited to the confines of just three countries: India, China and Japan. The inverted triangle shaped island is the Indian subcontinent, with the Himalayas clearly visible at its centre. China is found in the far northeastern corner of the map, and Japan in the east....