Geoff McFetridge has been chosen by the L.A. County Metro Transportation Authority to design the artwork for one of its stops on the Crenshaw/LAX Line, a light rail that, by 2019, will link downtown to the airport.
“McFetridge’s station — the Westchester/Veterans stop — will stand in such an in-between zone, a residential area that bleeds into an industrial park in the working-class city of Inglewood. The paintings, which will be printed onto 20 oversize aluminum panels, depict people interacting with geometric hapes and laboring beneath their weight. Bold, poetic, and, as he says, “super, super clear,” the piece is classic McFetridge. “I was responding,” he says, “to the idea of living with the ups and downs of forces that are out of your control.””
Read the full article in The California Sunday Magazine – “Art In Between” or here.