Underground

These set of colours mean a lot to Londoners:

London's tube line colours

It’s a piece from Art on the Underground. They’ve been commissioning temporary artworks for London’s tube system since 2000. Their main space is a disused platform at Gloucester Road underground station:

Brian Griffiths 'Life Is A Laugh' - until May 2008

They’ve got a new plan: to commission permanent installations throughout the system. About time too. The New York Subway has been doing this for years. I enjoyed the following two:

Link to a site on NYC Subway art
Bronze figures playing on the platforms More pictures from the same installation.

Link to a site on NYC Subway art
Walls slid to reveal mosaics
More pictures from the same installation.

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