Mary Anne Mohanraj
Waiting for the train,
Blue line, Damen stop.
This picture pleases me immensely, and I’m trying to figure out why.
The longer I look at it, the more it seems to me like the ad poster for Transit Chicago that Ren Magritte would have painted. Brilliant blue sky with crazed clouds: check. Non-functional masonry: check. Juxtaposition of symbolic elements: check.
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