Initiated in 2001, the Metro Art Lightbox Exhibition Program is a temporary series that engages Metro riders on their daily commute. Lightbox displays are comprised of sequentially arranged transparencies on internally illuminated boxes installed at the following Metro stations: 7th St/Metro Center, Hollywood/Highland, Universal/Studio City, Vermont/Beverly, Wilshire/Normandie, Historic Broadway and Grand Av Arts/Bunker Hill.
Past artists whose works have been exhibited through the program include Soo Kim, Andrew Z. Glickman, Charles LaBelle, Chris Jordan, Colette Fu, David Maisel, Diane Meyer, Elon Schoenholz, Harry Gamboa Jr., Holly Andres, Matthew Brandt, Michiko Yao, Mitch Dobrowner, Paloma Muñoz, Peter Goin, Rafael Cardenas, Robbert Flick, Sam Erenberg, Star Montana, Stephen Galloway, The Center for Land Use Interpretation (CLUI), Todd Hido, Walter Martin, and Goin.
To view the complete archive of the Metro Art Lightbox Exhibition Program, click here.
Currently on view
David Emitt Adams, Power
On view at Wilshire/Normandie Station
Genevieve Gaignard, Untitled
On view at 7th Street/Metro Center Station
Ralph Gilbert, Performance on the Streets of LA
On view at Historic Broadway Station
Janna Ireland, Regarding Paul R. Williams
On view at Universal City/Studio City Station
Arlene Mejorado, Caricias
On view at Hollywood/Highland Station
Hiroshi Watanabe, Namonai Ike
On view at Vermont/Beverly Station
Samira Yamin, All is Flux
On view at Grand Av Arts/Bunker Hill Station