david altrath has captured the historic art installations found in stockholm’s metro stations in his photo series ‘metro’. built during the 1950s, each of the 100 stockholm underground metro stations showcase unique art works and installations completed by 150 different artists — earning the name as ‘the world’s longest art gallery.’ altrath previously also toured germany to document eleven of the last standing historic cinemas in hamburg.

david altrath captures the lively artworks of stockholm's underground metro stations
all images by david altrath

 

 

stockholm’s underground metro station art gallery comprises of sculptures, rock formations, mosaics, paintings, installations, engravings and reliefs, in different colors and styles. altrath’s saturated photographs brings out the vivid and bright colors of the underground artworks. each station comprises of different themes and symbols that best characterize the station.

david altrath captures the lively artworks of stockholm's underground metro stations
solna centrum station

david altrath captures the lively artworks of stockholm's underground metro stations
huvudsta station

david altrath captures the lively artworks of stockholm's underground metro stations
T-centralen station

david altrath captures the lively artworks of stockholm's underground metro stations
solna strand station

david altrath captures the lively artworks of stockholm's underground metro stations

david altrath captures the lively artworks of stockholm's underground metro stations
mörby centrum station

david altrath captures the lively artworks of stockholm's underground metro stations
thorildsplan station

 

 

 

project info:

 

title: ‘metro’

photographer: david altrath

location: stockholm, sweden