Going Underground

July 2011

Naples' new art stations

Especially for those who think that Naples is only about underhanded wheeling and dealing, this will come as a welcome pick-me-up. Having allocated its underground metro stations to places resembling an art museum, and commissioned big name artists and architects to reconstruct or revise the metro stations, Naples is boldly revising its physical appearance, eager to direct attention away from its less-than-desirable reputation as a place that’s not exactly straight-up.
Monte Sant’Angelo station by Anish Kapoor
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