New York Typographic Map Print
Intricate type map of New York, showing neighbourhoods of Manhattan, Bronx, Queens and Brooklyn. The map can be contemplated as an abstract texture, as a location or as a series of words.
Includes Financial District, Battery Park City, Tribeca, Knickerbocker Village, China Town, Soho, Little Italy, Noho, Nolita, Lower East Side, West Village, Meatpacking District, Flatiron, Chelsea, Garment District, Union Square, Murray Hill, Theatre District, Upper West Side, Central Park, Upper East Side, York Ville, El Barrio, Harlem, Morning Side Heights, Hamilton Heights, Bronx, Williamsburg, Brooklyn and more.
Prints are handmade and screen-printed on archival printmaking paper. Texture, deckle edge and vibrancy of colours convey an air of heritage while the character comes from slight inconsistencies in the ink levels.
Screen print on Somerset traditional printmaking paper, 250gsm, deckle edge
Colours: available in orange/blue and pastel green / slate gray
Limited colour editions of 100. Each signed and numbered by the artist.
Format: 56cm x 76cm
Sold unframed and packaged in a postal tube.
Bespoke framing recommended. Looks good mounted in standard 60cm x 80cm frame.
Ursula Hitz is an artist and designer. Born in rural Switzerland she cultivated diverse talents in typography graphics and cheese making. Since moving to London a decade ago her work has focused on location and place. She meticously creates typographic maps fo the wold's best-known cities. Her work is exhibited featured and reviewed both online and in selected London galleries.
'Each map is a place to rest your eyes on. You can contempate it as an abstract texture as a location or as a series of words. Unlike regular maps mine don't focuts on streets or buildings. Instead they build an organic texture of words that grow from the centre.'
The maps are screen-printed on archival printmaking paper. Texture deckle edge and vibrancy of colours convey an air of heriage while the character comes from slight inconsistencies in the ink levels.