earlier labels about this work
  • Ape To Zip: Adventures in Alphabet Art, 13 May 2005 – 8 October 2006

    In the exhibition Ape to Zip this work was used for the letter M and was displayed with the following label:

    MAP This giant gold heart is also an upside-down map of the world, with New Zealand at the top! It has all been made from chocolate wrapping paper. Who thinks the artist likes chocolate? And here's history: a heart-shaped world map was first thought of exactly 500 years ago by a really inventive man called Johann Werner.

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