The City of Dreamers - MTA Arts & Design Poster
Ebony Bolt, The City of Dreamers, 2018
Ebony Bolt presents The City of Dreamers as a tribute to the NYC Transit subway map. Using the five boroughs as a blueprint, Bolt fills the landscapes with colorful buildings, monuments and sites alongside New Yorkers who are shown at work and play in various positions and activities. The abundant details capture a moment in time and the energy and spirit of the great city.
Ebony Bolt is a Brooklyn artist, who works with textiles and makes prints. She is inspired by the everyday commuter and enjoys reflecting the diversity and many people of New York City. Ebony Bolt's artwork was featured in the 17th 2018 New York Transit Museum's Holiday Train Show now showing November 15, 2018 – February 24th, 2019 at the Grand Central Terminal.
Visit https://www.nytransitmuseum.org/exhibits-collections/exhibits/ for more information on the Holiday Train Show featuring Ebony Bolt's Artwork.
Measures 29 inches x 46 inches (LxH); Printed on Glossy Paper Stock
|What's the Story||This poster was commissioned by MTA Arts & Design and was displayed throughout the subway system. The Poster Program commissions artists each year to create artwork that celebrates the city and its transit system. Posters are displayed on platforms throughout the city’s 468 subway stations and sold to the public at the Transit Museum Stores. The Program provides illustrators and other artists the opportunity to reach a broader public, while expressing the people, places, and purpose of the transit network with visual appeal and variety.|