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Subway Art

Magical App Will Turn Ad-Filled Subway Stations Into Pop-Up Art Galleries

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.24.2015 | Arts

Few things are more aggressively unpleasant in the early morning than walking into a subway station emblazoned with advertisements broadcasting the la...

Art Digest: Art News That's Actually Digestible

Stephen Tanenbaum | Posted 05.06.2015 | Arts
Stephen Tanenbaum

If you're the kind of person who would drop into a pop-up shop or local gallery because something catches your eye, keep reading.

How Subway Graffiti Has Transformed From Rolling Canvases To Rolling Billboards

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 02.12.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

"If I had my way, I wouldn't put in dogs, but wolves," New York mayor Ed Koch suggested famously as a facetious proposal for releasing ferocious anima...

The World of Street Art According to Ron English" Part 1

Ron English | Posted 11.05.2013 | Arts
Ron English

Back in the day, when I first began appropriating billboards, there was no internet, no meaningful way for artists across the globe to connect, and no dominant aesthetic beyond the scrawled tags on trains in faraway New York City.

Incredibly Beautiful Subway Stations

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 10.13.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

It's not all litter and rats. Sometimes, the underground is beautiful.

Pranksters Tag London's Central Line

Posted 10.11.2012 | Arts

The signs in subway stations and metro cars have long been the targets of some pretty hilarious public art and graffiti projects. But this particular ...

Can You Guess What This Collage Is Made Out Of?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Leon | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

Back in 2011, we saw artist Thomas McKeans create exciting mosaics with used MetroCards. But, New York-based designer Nina Boesch has been creating Me...

MTA Taps Big Artists For Second Avenue Subway

| Amy Zimmer | Posted 05.15.2012 | New York

MANHATTAN — After the digging and blasting, the dust and noise, the Second Avenue Subway will have shiny new stations with installations from art s...

With New Exhibit, Subway Artist Takes Stock of His Success

Vera Haller | Posted 04.14.2012 | New York
Vera Haller

Enrico Miguel Thomas takes his moniker, "The Subway Artist of New York," seriously. He sets his easel on platforms and draws as people rush by and the wind from arriving trains whips his canvas.

Artists Come Forward To Discuss Hidden Subway Street Art Project

Gothamist | [1] | | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

More artists are coming forward with bits and pieces of their stories about working on the Underbelly Project, whose existence was revealed to the wor...

The Most Beautiful Subway Stations in the World (SLIDESHOW)

TravelSort | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

What do you think when you think of subway stations? Dark and grimy? Me too, until my first trip to St. Petersburg. If you're traveling in any of these cities, take a tour of the subway.

Intrepid Art Fans ARRESTED For Visiting Hidden Site

The Huffington Post | Jonah Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

If you're dying to know where the sprawling, hidden street art installation The Underbelly Project is, be careful what you wish for. Cops have begun c...

Highlights This Week: Art From The Underbelly

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

From modern masters to grafitti artists, established performance artists to anti-establishment exhibitions, London to Los Angeles, this week on HuffPo...

Dostoevsky Darkens The Moscow Subway

NPR | David Greene | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The Dostoevskaya station -- which opened this summer in memory of Russian writer Fyodor Dostoevsky -- met a fair share of opposition when psychologist...

Sol LeWitt Mural Sneek Peak At Columbus Circle Subway Stop

New York Times | David W. Dunlap | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

At the 59th Street-Columbus Circle stop, long-suffering riders (gee, that sounds personal, doesn't it?) are now getting a sneak peek at the most impor...

Subway Station Sights And Sounds To Undergo Redesign

New York Times | MICHAEL M. GRYNBAUM | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Starting next year, the city's subterranean soundtrack -- a familiar overture of clanks, screeches, groans and beeps -- is poised to add a few noises ...