studio visit with lordy rodriguez…

lordy rodriguez makes drawings —  ink on paper.

they’re based on map making.   but are more about lordy’s interpretation of the world than they are about real places.   his workspace:

sketches tacked to the wall:

a few of his ink markers:

home-made color charts:

lordy continues to work on his series of small “topographical” drawings.   we showed 201 of them in the san francisco gallery in 2008.    in 2011, lordy will show 1,000 in the gallery in new york.    check out this post:

he’s also working on larger topographic maps:

and a group of 10 pieces in which her “re-maps” the united states.