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Stunning Subway Watercolors by Joan Iaconetti

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Check out these incredibly dramatic watercolor paintings by artist and teacher Joan Iaconetti. The MTA should just post her paintings over the actual surfaces underground. Maybe some riders would smile on occasion.

More images on Joan’s blog!

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Don’t Miss Single Fare 3!

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The third Single Fare MetroCard art exhibition opens up tomorrow. Small works by a thousand different artists will be featured this year, including some Subway Art Blog veterans. Stay tuned for my full report soon!

February 13 – 22, 2013

Opening Reception: February 13, 6-9pm

RH Gallery, 137 Duane Street

Nerdcore Subway Art

Eastern Parkway Goblins

Someone going by the name “Puck” has been posting these awesome Lord of The Rings-themed service advisories. Street art or guerrilla marketing for The Hobbit?

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Thanks to Jason McDonald for the photos!

SAMO Lives!

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Spotted this homage to Jean-Michel Basquiat at Broadway Junction on the L line.

Going UR Way

SKI and 2ESAE of UR New York have kicked off a sweet new subway project. “Going UR Way” involves custom black vinyl stickers created by the artistic duo. Each one is cut to form the silhouette of a figure and then placed on the surfaces of subway cars, each which interact with their environment very playfully.

2ESAE described the project to me:

We’re trying to make our mark in the public spaces even if its a small statement. As opposed to the tradition of just dripping or scratching our names into shit we found a cleaner, less invasive technique with the hopes they get to ride and reach more of an audience. We chose everyday imagery that people can relate to which is inviting and invokes thought. The message is simple: “Be Who You Are”, which┬áin a way we are subliminally putting out there.

I’ve been told to keep an eye out for more of these soon. Send in your photos if you catch them in the wild!

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