“The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.” ~Aristotle
Hidden in the depths beneath the Swedish capital lies, “the world’s longest art gallery”, the Stockholm metro. These stations are decorated with sculptures, mosaics, paintings, installations, engravings and reliefs by over 150 different artists.
Many of the stations are left with the bedrock exposed and painted, giving a surreal look to many of the platforms and escalators. Each decorated station has it’s own unique look and feel.
Here are some pictures of the coolest metro stations in the world.
“Escape From Hell” – Solna Centrum
“Green With Envy” – Kungsträdgården
“Judgement Night” – Rådhuset
“Pipes” – Universitetet
“Stockholm Stonehenge” – Skarpnäck