18.11.04

TRANSGRESSIVENESS ISN'T PRETTY. The recently-redesigned Live from the Third Rail correctly interprets "tagging" on transit cars.
While a serious program to get young artists to decorate trains may have fostered creativity, the chaos of the 70s and 80s instead made the system look unsafe and fostered a climate of lawlessness.
So why does the Chicago Transit Authority now sell advertising rights to entire cars?

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