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Felice Varini’s abstract, environmental paintings can only be experienced in architectural space. Perhaps future subway art can be inspired by these geometric illusions http://hyperallergic.com/233014/a-geometry-of-spatial-illusion/

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Moscow's "palaces for the people" are arguably the most classical examples of metro system art. Elegant Baroque and Deco elements include chandeliers, delicate plaster, marble, and tile work celebrate the artistic history of Czarist palaces in the transit stations. Take a tour: http://subartsf.org/city/moscow-2/
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Go Cleveland! A $150,000 grant from the Cleveland Foundation has added momentum to a project to install public art along the Red Line Rapid between Cleveland Hopkins International airport and downtown. The project, which could involve five to seven installations, will "recognize books that contribute to our understanding of racism and our appreciation of diversity,"
http://www.cleveland.com/arts/index.ssf/2015/09/cleveland_foundation_adds_clou.html
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Final day to vote for your favorite nonprofits nominated for the Bay Area's Google Impact Challenge! https://impactchallenge.withgoogle.com/bayarea2015
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Connecting parents and teachers, helping kids find their voices, re-imagining the justice system--these are just three of the visionary goals from the nonprofits nominated in this year's Google Impact Challenge? Vote today to help them meet their goals! https://impactchallenge.withgoogle.com/bayarea2015

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This weekend! 12th Annual San Francisco Trolley Dances. Ride the T-Line from Mission Bay to Bayview Hunters Point and discover San FranciscoÕs diverse dance community and hidden architecture. Guided performances start every 45 minutes and are FREE with the cost of your MUNI ride. More information: http://hosted-p0.vresp.com/240495/f1fe754ad4/ARCHIVE
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"The Songs of the Subway" A year-long project by Brooklyn illustrator Hallie Bateman, drawing and recording NYC subway musicians. http://www.theawl.com/2015/07/the-songs-of-the-subway

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Ten Ways Art Improves Transit- check out our digital book, a quick look at research that supports the case for bringing art to our subways. http://subartsf.org/research/ebook/
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A balloon "invasion" by French artist and photographer Charles Pétillion inside at London’s Covent Garden, created as part of the upcoming London Design Festival. Maybe white wouldn't be the best choice for a subway station but what kind of creative installation can YOU imagine for our transit spaces? http://www.thisiscolossal.com/2015/08/covent-garden-balloons/

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Take a virtual vacation this Labor Day weekend with a tour of Lisbon's artistic subways. http://subartsf.org/city/lisbon/?view=best
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