Europe Year 3000, c. 1990-95

Saul Steinberg
pencil with erasures and colored pencil on Ingres d’Arches MBM
Biblioteca Nazionale Braidense
Gift of The Saul Steinberg Foundation

Steinberg’s maps describe, sometimes with incredible and imaginative detail, the lands of intimacy, dream and myth. In Steinberg’s imaginary geography, Cartesian distance is subordinated to the subjective, emotional or social dimension: space is represented through the feelings it arouses.

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