Initiated in 2001, the Metro Art Photo Lightbox Series is a program that produces photography exhibits to engage a broad range of Metro riders on their daily commute. Lightbox displays are comprised of photographic transparencies sequentially arranged on internally illuminated boxes, and are installed at the following Metro stations: 7th St/Metro Center Station, Hollywood/Highland Station, Universal City/Studio City Station, Vermont/Beverly Station, and Wilshire/Normandie Station.
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 Photo Lightboxes, click here.
Currently on view:
David Maisel, Oblivion
Currently on view at 7th Street/Metro Center Station, B Line (Red)
Michiko Yao, Passing Lily
Currently on view at Hollywood/Highland Station, B Line (Red)
Matthew Brandt, LA Flow
Currently on view at Universal City/Studio City Station, B Line (Red)
Elon Schoenholz, Urban Forest
Currently on view at Vermont/Beverly Station, B Line (Red)
Rafa Cardenas, Anonymous
Currently on view at Wilshire/Normandie Station, D Line (Purple)