Monique McIntosh, February 28, 2018
Today’s modern maps may have everything plotted to perfection, but the allure of parts unknown still lives on for artist Val Britton.
Inspired by cartography, her paper collage paintings and installations imagine an expressionistic take on the open road, conflating highways and constellations. “I like to tease out the language of maps and interpret it in my own hand,” says Britton.
We spoke with the San Francisco artist about what makes her tick — from her city’s geographical quirks, to the endless joy of paper.
Posted onMarch 09, 2019