March 22nd, 2012

Arts for Transit:

Let This App Be Your Guide to New York’s Subway Art

It costs $25 for a ticket to MoMa these days, but only $2.25 to see artworks by the world’s leading artists in a much gloomier, rat-infested environment – the New York subway. […]

Until recently, if you wanted a statement like the above to interpret a piece of subway art, you’d have to visit the Arts for Transit website. But the agency is now touting an “officially licensed app” that gives riders “comprehensive information about the wide variety of permanent artwork installed throughout the subway and rail system in New York.”

Read more. [Image: MTA]

Download the app by clicking my post headline, “Apps for Transit”. (For some reason, The Atlantic buried the app-download link in their article, which I’ve quoted and linked to above.

Reblogged from JournoGeekery


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