Paris. Art Underground. Arts & Metiers Metro Station.

I love using the Metro (or subway, Underground or however you wanna call it) in every city I visit. It’s cheap, fast, easy to navigate, great for people-watching and here and there you can also spot some great artworks. In Paris I loved the Arts & Metiers Station on Metro Line 11. The whole station is an artwork, honoring the… Read More Paris. Art Underground. Arts & Metiers Metro Station.

NYC. Manhattan. 14th Street / Eight Avenue station. Life Underground by Tom Otterness.

“Life Underground” is an assembly of little bronze sculptures within the 14th Street / Eight Avenue station (A,C,E,L trains) in Manhattan, created in 1998 by Tom Otterness and purchased by the MTA’s Arts for Transit program. from the MTA website: “…The scores of figures created by Tom Otterness to Life Underground invigorate and transform the transit environment into… Read More NYC. Manhattan. 14th Street / Eight Avenue station. Life Underground by Tom Otterness.

los angeles. hollywood and vine. art underground.

the hollywood & vine subway station is located right under the famous intersection of hollywood boulevard and vine street (hence the name) and is therefor close to the walk of fame, the capitol records building and many film theaters. the design of the station resembles the interior of an old film theater with cameras standing around and film spools covering the ceiling.… Read More los angeles. hollywood and vine. art underground.

lisbon. metro. oriente station. art underground.

the metro in lisbon has always been one of my favorite subway systems. it’s efficient, modern, fast and clean. and most of the stations are designed by internationally known artist or feature their artworks. one of the most interesting stations is “oriente”, part of the gare do oriente – the new transportation hub built for the expo… Read More lisbon. metro. oriente station. art underground.