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Roy Lictenstein’s Time Square Mural

Another oversized Roy Lichtenstein piece is free for everyone to see- in the 42nd Street subway station. Just called “Times Square Mural,” The piece is huge- 6 feet high and […]

Hive (Bleecker Street)

Coming out of the Bleecker Street 6 Station is like coming out of a video game. The glowing LED light installation spans across the ceiling as commuters ascend into the […]

Life Underground by Tom Otterness

Tom Otterness, Life Underground, Meatpacking, Subway Art

Everyone I know loves Tom Otterness’ “Life Underground,” the Fraggle Rock Doozer-like small bronze characters inhabiting the 8th Avenue L train station. For some reason I’ve always hated them with […]

City Hall Station

The subways truly amaze me. From thinking about how they were built over a hundred years ago with lesser construction technology, to the fact that they transport over 5 million […]

Masstransiscope

Some subway art is questionable, but Bill Brand’s Masstransiscope is one of my favorites- creative, fun and unexpected. Newly restored in 2008, the piece can be seen from the B […]

REACH- Subway Sounds

One of my favorite art installations in the city-The 34th Street Herald Square NR Subway station is one of the busiest in the city, other than 42nd Street. Most people […]

Vimeo Takes Over The L Train

  It’s interesting when someone’s innocently Instagrammed share of their colorful commute to work turns up the volume on a debate over a corporations’ co opting of popular culture. My morning […]

Chuck Close on Second Avenue

We’d love to know the progress on this! The long-under-construction Second Avenue Subway will be getting its own permanent Chuck Close. Thanks to the MTA’s Arts for Transit, a $1 […]

Lower Manhattan Art Walk

        Art Walk for Lower Manhattan featuring outdoor public art, MTA secret spaces and 1950s famous artist haunts.

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