The DNA of a city

April 2, 2012 § Leave a comment

What appears as abstract shapes and colors at first sight, it could actually be an artist’s point of view of a city, let’ s say. That’s the case of Chinese artist Lu Xinjian, who based on aerial views from Google Earth, creates his own maps of major cities across the world in his series entitled City DNA.

See if you can recognize your city:

 Highlight to see city name: Moscow.

The colors of each piece represents the colors of each city and its national flag.Highlight to see city name: New York.

See more after the jumpHighlight to see city name: Stockholm.

Highlight to see city name: Munich.

 Highlight to see city name: Shanghai.

 Highlight to see city name: LA Port.

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