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mapping manhattan- markley boyer

by Becky Cooper
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Concrete Jungle

Inspired by work with the Wildlife Conservation Society, this artwork reimagines and reconstructs the ecosystems of Manhattan as it was when it was discovered in 1609–From the freshwater marsh at Times Square to the meandering trout stream that is now the West Village's Minetta Lane.

Armed with blank maps of Manhattan, Becky Cooper asked everyday New Yorkers to illustrate what the city means to them. Showcasing unique visual points of view, this metropolitan artwork reminds us to make your city yours and cherish your own corners of the world. A blank letterpress map of the city is also included in your purchase, so you or your favorite New Yorker can add your own stories and send it in to Becky's project.

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acid free matboard, plexi-glass, acid free paper, BonanzaWood®, acid free ink
Framed: 26" H x 14" W; Unframed: 24" H x 12" W
Comes framed and ready to hang, in a black BonanzaWood® frame, or unframed and matted with white matboard, and Plexi.
  • the maker
Becky Cooper

Becky Cooper

Becky Cooper is an award-winning writer and cartographer. Born and raised in Queens, she recently graduated from Harvard University with a degree in comparative literature. collection

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