Thomas McKean Puts an Artistic Spin on Subway Commuter Currency

By: Meghan Young - Published: Jan 24, 2011 • References: thomasmckean.blogspot & psfk
Until I came across Thomas McKean's work, I never would have thought that the New York City MetroCard could be used so artistically. From sculptures to framed artwork, McKean's portfolio is quite interesting.

By breathing new life into this otherwise one-dimensional commuter currency, Thomas McKean forces us to rethink an object that is used on a minute basis in one of the busiest cities in the world. Be sure to check out the rest of his work on his blog. Stats for MetroCard Artwork Trending: Older & Mild
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