Mark Wallinger unveils largest art commission ever in London Underground

20130208 101559 Mark Wallinger unveils largest art commission ever in London Underground
Photograph Mark Wallinger

Artist Mark Wallinger has just completed work on his installation in the London Underground, cited as the largest ever art commission, for the 150-year anniversary of the British transportation system. Titled Labyrinth, The work involves 270 unique mazes, each installed in a station in the London Underground system. ”It’s about the everyday, but on such a vast scale of moving people about. That almost in itself is a colossal, almost mythical sort of function.” via: AO ArtObserved

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About Mark Westall

Mark Westall is the founder and editor of FAD Website, a curation of the world’s most interesting culture, and Creative Director of FAD Agency, a strategy & creative agency working with brands to solve business problems using cultural tools. In 2008 following his passion for art he founded what has grown to become FADwebsite. FADwebsite is internationally recognized as a key figure within the emerging and contemporary art world, and has been selected as official partner by organizations as diverse as Moving Image, Volta and Christie’s. In addition Mark is a columnist for City and Canary Wharf Magazines and expert advisor to art fair Strarta.

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