Metro Art

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]

Artwork at Metro HQ turns 20!

The Metro headquarters building opened 20 years ago this week, and along with it came several new artworks to brighten the public spaces in and around the building. The HQ is connected to Union Station East, and the artworks are located within both spaces and spread around Patsaouras Bus Plaza. Come on down [continue reading]