Closing Bell: Art on the NYC Subway Line


Untapped NY is running an awesome series focusing on art in the NYC subway stations. Today they cover the Brooklyn-heavy J and Z lines. Above is the mosaic artwork at the Halsey Street Station, called SOL’SCRYPT and installed in 2008. The writer checks out stations in Williamsburg, Queens, and Downtown Manhattan as well. But the piece points out a sad reality: “It was depressing to see so much great art vandalized, and the reality that the best pieces are saved for tourists and highly trafficked locations was evident on a line with few of these.” Read the full post here.
Photo via Untapped Cities