Emma McNally – Abstract map drawings

London based artist Emma Mcnally makes abstract graphite drawings that look like city grids and star maps. But this description doesn’t come close to doing them justice. Usually large in scale, the drawings emit a wizened, emotive quality. Somehow, each miniscule mark of graphite takes on endless personality. In the end, the works are just as effective as maps of life’s random chaos as they are as any type of reference to formal cartography.

http://www.trinitycontemporary.com/DesktopDefault.aspx?tabid=45&tabindex=44&artistid=51508

http://beautifuldecay.com/2012/07/31/emma-mcnallys-abstract-map-drawings/

 

 

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