Spot the art on the TTC
January 15, 2018
From now until May, TTC customers will notice something different about two low-floor streetcars and two downtown subway stations. In anticipation of internationally-renowned artist Yayoi Kusama’s upcoming exhibit, Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors at the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO), parts of the system are being taken over by polka dots.
The TTC is surprising and delighting customers and Torontonians with a sneak peek of Kusama’s iconic dots in few-of-a-kind installations designed by the artist especially for the TTC. Customers travelling through Spadina and St Patrick stations or on one of the specially wrapped low-floor streetcars will be treated to the preview and encouraged to share some ‘spots’ with their fellow riders.
The AGO exhibit – the artist’s only Canadian showing - will run from March 3 to May 27, 2018 and will feature the North American debut of numerous new works by the 88-year-old Japanese artist. The TTC is proud to partner with the AGO on this highly anticipated event to bring Torontonians an exclusive, immersive experience.
For more information about the artist, the exhibit and purchasing tickets, visit: www.ago.ca/exhibitions/kusama. To find the best route to the AGO, visit ttc.ca.
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