More than a dozen artworks by 14 artists have been commissioned for the new K metro line which opened last week.
The rail line that opened on Friday serves the communities of West Adams, Jefferson Park, Baldwin Hills, Leimert Park, Hyde Park, Inglewood, Westchester and more.
Click here for the story behind each piece. Click here for a guided tour subway artwork.
The illustrations of the stations along the route have been integrated into the levels of the square, the hall and the platform. Runners will discover new neighborhood landmarks showcasing culture and community.
Artists include Ingrid Calame, Eileen Cowin, Kenturah Davis, Dean Erdmann, Sherin Guirguis, Carlson Hatton, Mara Lonner, Geoff McFetridge, Rebeca Méndez, Erwin Redl, Kim Schoenstadt, Jaime Scholnick, Shinique Smith and Mickalene Thomas.
The K line connects to the E (Expo) subway line, which runs between downtown Los Angeles and Santa Monica. By 2024, the K line will also connect to the new LAX/Metro Transit Center station, the new Aviation/Century station, and the C metro line.