Art on the Go
Metro will feature works by two local artists
A lot of people take the Metro to see art in museums, but soon you can take in art on the way there.
The Metro Board of Directors
approved two Washington-based artists proposals for public art. The works will be installed at the Takoma Park
and Farragut West stations next year.
, who is best known around the world for his color field and sculpture is creating a large abstract mosaic tile mural to go up in the underpass of the Takoma station entrance.
will create low-relief, botanically inspired aluminum and light sculptures for the Farragut West station entrance at 17th
and I streets.
Among those funding the projects are the DC Arts Commission
and the Golden Triangle Business Improvement District.
Metro says the Art in Transit Program is designed to enhance your “travel experience.”