Saturday, September 22, 2007

L'art prend le metro - Le Tropolitain


Another tube station, recently discovered. I doubt I have ever been to this one before. The Gribaumont station shows the art of Roger Nellens (b. 1937), an artist fascinated with futuristic machines. This 14m long art work shows three machines, which in reality would never work (the assembly doesn't make mechanical sense) but as an art work convince you of the beauty of the Tropolitain. The artist is known to have said 'the metro - adventure - creativity'. Le Tropolitain.

Previously in the series of l'art prend le metro:
Eddy Merckx tube station.
Coovi tube station.
Heysel tube station.
Parvis de Saint Gilles tube station.
Horta tube station. More Horta.
Porte de Hall tube station.
Albert tube station.
Montgomery tube station. More Montgomery.
Louisa tube station. More Louisa.
Bourse tube station. More Bourse.
Malbeek tube stattion.
Merode tube station.
Parc tube station.

2 comments:

• Eliane • said...

Love it! Do you have any idea when this was added to the station? I cn't recall having seen this before.

Tom Joad said...

That's been there a few years that I know of. I used to live around the corner. Funny, I never really noticed it - the pic has jogged my memory though - thanks!