Artworks, Metro Art Rider Portrait Series

The Great R-38

Aiseborn, "The Great R-38"

Project Description

The Great R-38 depicts Joshua, a rail-loving toddler, awaiting the train under the expert guidance of his grandfather Thurman, a 30-year Metro veteran who retired his employee number “R-38.” The circular composition emphasizes the inter-generational bond and inter-city connections forged by Metro.

About the Artist

AISEBORN [Ace-born] is a Los Angeles artist whose philosophic paintings, murals and illustrations incorporate geometric illusions, natural rhythms and circular frameworks related to world symbols. His work has been exhibited in regional museums and galleries, and his murals can be found throughout Los Angeles.