Chapter 12. The Poetics of Space: Art, Beauty, and Imagination

  1. Jeremy W. Crampton

Published Online: 22 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444317411.ch12

Mapping: A Critical Introduction to Cartography and GIS

Mapping: A Critical Introduction to Cartography and GIS

How to Cite

Crampton, J. W. (2010) The Poetics of Space: Art, Beauty, and Imagination, in Mapping: A Critical Introduction to Cartography and GIS, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444317411.ch12

Author Information

  1. Atlanta, Georgia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 JAN 2010
  2. Published Print: 22 JAN 2009

Book Series:

  1. Critical Introductions to Geography

Book Series Editors:

  1. John Paul Jones III

Series Editor Information

  1. Department of Geography and Regional Development, University of Arizona, USA

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405121729

Online ISBN: 9781444317411

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Keywords:

  • poetics of space - art, beauty and imagination;
  • psychogeography and art-machines;
  • “Funerals for a Moment”;
  • psychogeography, precise laws and specific effects of geographical environment;
  • development of statistical and thematic mapping;
  • art and mapping and geographer Denis Cosgrove;
  • recovering junctions between art and mapping;
  • Imperial Federation Map of the World - showing extent of British Empire;
  • aesthetics meaning of art and those producing the best - the artistic geniuses

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Psychogeography and Art-Machines

  • Recovering Art

  • Conclusion