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5 things to know about artworks for the future Westchester/Veterans Station

Here are five things to know about the artworks-in-progress for the future Westchester/Veterans Station. The artworks will contribute to a welcoming environment for riders and connect the station to surrounding neighborhoods. Artist Geoff McFetridge uses simple lines and flat color to create his own visual language. His use of geometry alludes to architecture, and the [continue reading]

5 things to know about artworks for the future Martin Luther King Jr. Station

Here are five things to know about the artworks-in-progress for the future Martin Luther King Jr. Station. The artworks will contribute to a welcoming environment for future riders and connect the station to surrounding neighborhoods. Mara Lonner – Glass Entrance Pavilion Artist is a long-time Leimert Park resident and design concept was inspired while walking [continue reading]

5 things to know about artworks for the future Downtown Inglewood Station

Here are five things to know about the artworks-in-progress for the future Downtown Inglewood Station. The artworks will contribute to a welcoming environment for riders and connect the station to surrounding neighborhoods. Artist Kenturah Davis was inspired by the definition of “sonder” from the Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows.” The artwork designs mark the moment that [continue reading]

Metro artist Faith Ringgold is named one of five “icons” who have transformed the art world by national magazine

UPDATE:  Metro artist Faith Ringgold has been named winner of the 2017 Distinguished Artist Award for Lifetime Achievement by the prestigious College Art Association. Born in Harlem in 1930, the artist, feminist, activist, and educator works in a variety of media, including painting, quilts, sculpture, performance, and children’s books. She [continue reading]