US Future States Atlas
US Future States Atlas
10.6 × 11.75 in
CollectionLimited Edition Artists Books
Bucknell University, Samek Art Gallery
Harvard University, Fine Arts Library
Library of Congress (LoC)
Scripps College, Denison Library
The British Library
University of California, Berkeley (UCB), The Bancroft Library
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB)
University of Central Florida (UCF)
University of Connecticut (UCONN)
University of Delaware Library
University of Minnesota
University of Oregon, Art Library
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University of Wisconsin-Madison, Special Collections
Wesleyan University, Olin Library
US Future States Atlas offers a meticulous, bitingly satirical atlas of an imagined future United States if its expansionist imperialist ambitions came true.
54 page hardcover, featuring over 51 color plates of the 35 US Future States Atlas artworks (full images and details). Essay by Phong Bui. Embossed faux leather cover with inlaid image. Printed by Jomagar, Spain. 10 5/8″ x 11 3/4″
Published by Perceval Press, Santa Monica CA. 1000 copies.
US Future States Atlas, Limited edition version: Twenty signed, numbered copies with a unique mixed media on printed map artwork inserted.
Dan Mills (American, born 1956 in Waterloo, New York) grew up in Schenectady New York. He received a BFA from Rochester Institute of Technology in 1978, and MFA from Northern Illinois University in 1981.
Recent solo shows include: Meditations on Empire, Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts Museum, China (09-10); US Future States Atlas, Sherry Frumkin Gallery, Santa Monica (09); Future States Atlas, University of Tennessee (08); American Icons & Morphs, Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago (07); Empire, Millersville University, Pennsylvania (08) and Lynchburg College, Virginia (07).
Selected group shows include: Party Headquarters: Voting is Just the Beginning at Pratt Manhattan Gallery, New York; Lines in the Earth: Maps, Power and the Imagination at Sun Valley Center for the Arts in Ketchum, ID (2007); Long March: Yan’an Project Retrospective, Long March Space, Factory 798, Beijing, and Lu Xun Academy, Yan’an, China (2006-07); What War?, White Box, New York; and Misleading Trails, China Art Archives & Warehouse, Beijing, Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery (2004-06, traveled nationally in the US).
He was included in Katherine Harmon’s The Map as Art: Contemporary Artists Explore Cartography (Princeton Architectural Press, New York), also 2009. His exhibitions have been reviewed in the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, and New Art Examiner. His work is in numerous collections including J.P. Morgan Chase, and John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.