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Last week Paula Scher's exhibit of painted city maps opened at the Maya Stendhal Gallery (running through January 26th). The Pentagram design firm partner has created the looks of the Public Theater, the Metropolitan Opera, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Symphony Space, the High Line, the Asia Society (and more) through logos.

This exhibit expands on her Maps series which took over the gallery last year, and depicts "entire continents, countries and cities from all over the world that have been the critical focus of attention in recent headlines."

For more Paula Scher work, check out the Olympic-bid logos she designed in 2004 and Jon Stewart's America: The Book (which she designed).

Pictured above: Manhattan, 2007, Acrylic on canvas and Manhattan at Night, 2007 (detail) Acrylic on canvas.