[Subway whale] [picture].

[Subway whale] [picture].

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Sís, Peter, 1949-
New York : Metropolitan Transit Authority, 2001.
1 poster : col. ; 24 x 112 cm.
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Unit 4, Drawer 4
Whale's cross-section reveals gray labyrinth of Manhattan's buildings and blocks with whale's back and lower jar lined with cityscape; subway car path goes in from tail, passes eye, and goes out through spout, releasing subway cars and water.
"Peter Sis, artist" -- printed on upper right corner of poster.
Design created for New York City's Metropolitan Transit Authority; posters were on view in subway cars throughout New York City.
Sís is an illustrator, author, and filmmaker who was born in Brno, Czechoslovakia in 1949. He collaborated with gaffer Chris Rochelle in June 2012 during his time at GlassLab at The Corning Museum of Glass.