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« on: May 04, 2010 01:51:38 PM »

Here's my entry for May:



I've been meaning to make subway art for a while now and it just worked out really well with this challenge.

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Thanks for looking! I'd love your vote when it's time!
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« Reply #1 on: May 04, 2010 06:23:26 PM »

I really like this! I'd love to have something like this to hang in my craft room.

What exactly is the definition of Subway art? I don't think I've heard that term before.
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« Reply #2 on: May 04, 2010 08:04:12 PM »

I would like to know as well. Never heard the term.
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« Reply #3 on: May 05, 2010 02:20:59 PM »

Not entirely sure actually, but I believe it's because the white on black lettering is supposed to be representative of old style subway signs.  I don't live anywhere that's ever had a subway, so I can't exactly be an authority on this! lol  I've seen these types of things on other people's blogs and really just like the look of them!
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« Reply #4 on: May 05, 2010 07:36:09 PM »

Nice explanation, and thanks.  I've never lived anywhere with a subway either.
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« Reply #5 on: May 10, 2010 07:34:36 AM »

It's also because in our subways at least here in New York there is art above the seats sometimes, like where they put ads, and when it's art like from the transit museum if it's words it often looks like that.  Subway signs still look like that here, great job!!
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