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Artistic Red Line Map

Postby danib62 » Mon May 14, 2012 7:55 am

I haven't posted in a while but figured this nugget from my morning commute was worth sharing: http://www.universalhub.com/2012/finest ... -map-world
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Re: Artistic Red Line Map

Postby BostonUrbEx » Mon May 14, 2012 8:45 am

"T runs out of label funding for label maker"

"Take-your-kid-to-work-day results in new maps for the T"
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Re: Artistic Red Line Map

Postby The EGE » Mon May 14, 2012 12:48 pm

"New maps showing Braintree to arrive in Red Line cars"
"Give me an unobstructed right-of-way and I'll show them how to move the earth!"
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Re: Artistic Red Line Map

Postby diburning » Mon May 14, 2012 12:57 pm

Crayon - the new vandal proof paint of choice.
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Re: Artistic Red Line Map

Postby danib62 » Mon May 14, 2012 8:01 pm

I feel that this is most likely the work of a "guerrilla artist" and not someone at the T. You can see the artists signature at the end of the mattapan branch if you zoom in close.
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Re: Artistic Red Line Map

Postby Adams_Umass_Boston » Mon May 14, 2012 9:33 pm

If it is art, and I don't doubt it, what was the point? This would be the first time I have seen the Impressionist Movement applied to maps.
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Re: Artistic Red Line Map

Postby danib62 » Mon May 14, 2012 9:40 pm

Adams_Umass_Boston wrote:If it is art, and I don't doubt it, what was the point? This would be the first time I have seen the Impressionist Movement applied to maps.

Add a little levity to an otherwise drab commute? Definitely made me smile.
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