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New York-based artist Matthew Cusick creates elaborate collages depicting humans, animals, water and landforms crafted entirely from recycled maps.

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He slices segments of antiquated maps from old encyclopedias, textbooks, roadmaps, and atlases and lays them down into familiar forms, taking advantage of the colorful shades map makers chose to represent the earth’s surface from oceans to rainforests to deserts.

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