In the Works

Purple (D Line) Extension Transit Project

Artwork concept for the glass entrance pavilion and escalator landing walls.

The Metro Purple (D Line) Extension Transit Project will provide a high-capacity, high-speed and dependable alternative for commuters to travel between downtown Los Angeles, the Miracle Mile, Beverly Hills and Westwood. This project is being built in three sections. Read more about the transit project here. 

Purple Line Extension Map

The Purple (D Line) Extension Transit Project Art Programincludes artworks integrated within the station architecture and future large-scale banner artworks displayed along construction site fences. 

STATION ARTISTS: Section 1

Wilshire/La Brea

Wilshire/Fairfax

Wilshire/La Cienega

STATION ARTISTS: Sections 2 + 3  

In May 2022, Metro Art announced 17 additional artists who have been commissioned to create site-specific integrated artworks for Wilshire/Rodeo, Century City/ Constellation, Westwood/UCLA and Westwood/VA Hospital Stations.  These artists include: 

 Wilshire/Rodeo 

  • Meleko Mokgosi 
  • Rigo 23 
  • Devon Tsuno 

Century City/Constellation 

  • Eddie Rodolfo Aparicio 
  • Sarah Cain 
  • Phung Huynh 
  • Oscar Magallanes 
  • Analia Saban 

Westwood/UCLA 

  • Moses X. Ball 
  • Karen Hampton 
  • Yunhee Min 
  • Gala Porras-Kim 
  • Iris Yirei Hu 

Westwood/VA Hospital

  • Sandow Birk 
  • Victoria Fu + Matt Rich 
  • Francesco Simeti 
  • Eloy Torrez 

IN THE COMMUNITY

The Purple (D Line) Extension Transit Project Art Program includes an ongoing series of events, presentations, community engagement workshops, performances and exhibitions. To be kept informed of these events, please sign up for our email list.