2020 Birdhouse Subways MTA Arts & Design Art Card
Birdhouse Subways New York subway artcard by John Parra. Comissioned by MTA Arts & Design 2020.
Birdhouse Subways by John Parra highlight colorful birds and subway birdhouses set within a pastel, textured background. The detailed view highlights birds singing, listening to music, flying in the air, wearing hats, reading the paper, playing the guitar and much more. With the sun and stars in the sky, butterflies, trees and flowers add to the ambiance. Birdhouse Subways capture elements of New York's style, energy, and fun.
Unframed art card measures 9 1/2 x 44 inches
|What's the Story||Modeled after the Poster Program, the Art Card Program was initiated in 1999 by MTA Arts & Design. The Program provides opportunities for illustrators, print, and other visual artists to create evocative artwork for display within newer subway cars. Subway riders have the opportunity to enjoy colorful imagery as a source of thought and inspiration while traveling through the system.|