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Imagine If Pop Artist Roy Lichtenstein Mapped New York City

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Pop art lovers, prepare to go down a niche internet rabbit hole. CityLab uncovered an incredible mapping project by Katie Kowalsky, a cartographer at the University of Wisconsin's dedicated lab. Basically, she used a program called Mapbox Studio to build out a zoom-able world map in the style of noted Pop Art mastermind Roy Lichtenstein—comic strip-like lettering, primary colors, contrasting patterns, and all. She told CityLab, "It required a lot of thinking about how to incorporate a Lichtenstein color scheme at every zoom level without it being hard on the eyes." Well, map fiends, did she succeed?

· Roy Lichtenstein Map [Mapbox/Katie Kowalsky]
· The World Mapped as Pop Art [CityLab]
· Cool Map Thing archive [Curbed]