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Artist Inspired by Maps Passes Away | DesignNotes by Michael Surtees

Artist Inspired by Maps Passes Away

Convulsive Coupling

Over-flight No II aerial map

Friend E. Tage Larsen forwarded me on the news that artist Burt Hansen has passed away. You can read his obituary from the NYT at Burt Hasen, Artist Inspired by Maps, Dies at 85.

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  • E. Tage Larsen

    Remind me at some time to share with you Will Eisner’s work for the War Dept. in WW2 and after about teaching under-educated Army mechanics how to change spark plugs etc. All heavily illustrated in a “Sad Sack” format. Can’t remember the character’s name at the moment. Might interest you from an Information Design pov.