Under the L

 

“Under the L” is an amalgam of ten utility cover prints made under and around the Chicago Transit L tracks. Each print represents the specific line by corresponding colors and location. This is the second iteration and took about two months to complete. Each print was made directly from a utility cover one stop at a time. In between prints, I unfolded, aligned the registration of the next print, then went to the next location for the following layer. Below shows the order and location of each layer.

Blue Line: Jefferson Park

Brown Line: Montrose

Pink Line: UIC

Orange Line: South Loop

Red Line: Cermack

Green Line: Fulton Market

Subways: Streeterville

Check out the video below to see the process.

Original Artwork made directly from utility covers in Chicago, IL.

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