photo by Greg Spotts, via Twitter Art panels being installed along the Orange Line Extension in preparation for its public debut on Saturday. To submit a photo for the Art of Transit, post it to Metro’s Flickr group, email it to email@example.com or Tweet it to @metrolosangeles with an #artoftransit [continue reading]
Tom LaDuke’s artwork for Culver City Station expresses a dreamlike vision of Culver City and honors those who had an influence on its development. Panels above the seating areas center on icons from the city seal—a bear, a flower, a motion picture industry camera and the sun, while gateway arches [continue reading]
Michael Massenburg’s artwork for Farmdale Station draws on the rich history of Dorsey High School and the surrounding community to illustrate the many people who have contributed to the area’s growth and cultural life. Massenburg uses mixed media techniques, applying paint in several layers and colors to create a dynamic, [continue reading]
Metro Expo Line: Phase 2 – Seven New Rail Stations Artists are invited to submit qualifications for exciting art opportunities at seven future Metro Rail stations in Los Angeles County. One artist will be selected for each station. These are ideal opportunities for both emerging and established artists with a [continue reading]
Even more artwork installations are happening on the Orange Line Extension, which is opening on June 30! A few photos of the 27-foot-long ellipse designed by Lisa Adams for the Chatsworth Station are below. More information about the artwork is available here. See images from the installations at Sherman Way, [continue reading]
More artwork installations are happening on the Orange Line Extension, which is expected to open soon! A few photos of the 27-foot-long ellipses designed by Anne Marie Karlsen for Nordhoff Station are below. More information about the artwork is available here. See images from the installations at Sherman Way and [continue reading]
Artwork installation is moving forward on the Orange Line Extension! A few photos of the 27-foot-long ellipses designed by Margaret Lazzari for the Sherman Way Station are below. More information about the artwork is available here. See images from the installation at Canoga Station here.
It is with a heavy heart that we share the news of the passing of Willie Robert Middlebrook, Jr., just one week after the opening of the Metro Expo Line, featuring Middlebrook’s artwork at the Expo/Crenshaw Station. Born in Detroit in 1957, Middlebrook relocated to Los Angeles in 1960. Over [continue reading]
Artwork installation has begun on the Metro Orange Line Extension! A few shots of the 27-foot-long ellipses designed by Ken Gonzales-Day for the Canoga Station are below. More information about the artwork is available here.
Daniel González’s artwork for La Cienega/Jefferson Station illustrates the history of the Ballona Creek and the surrounding environs, including the people who have called the area home. The art panels reference the Mission and Californio periods, the film industry and contemporary art scene, as well as the Baldwin Hills dam [continue reading]