BARTable Art: Embarcadero

While BART's core business is transportation, when possible, it likes to place artwork in it's stations to make the environment a more pleasing visual experience for its' riders. The Embarcadero has several works of art that are well worth seeking out!  

BARTable Art: "Spin"

BART contracted metal sculptor, Robert Ellison, a local Northern California artist to build an artistic bike locker cage to draw attention to BART's new bike security space.  Called "Spin" as a tongue and cheek reference to spinning gears and wheels of a bike, it was installed in  January of 2002.

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BARTable Art: "Spin"

Embarcadero (SF)
BARTable Art: "M.J.K.J.J."

While we are not exactly sure what the initials stand for, this sculptural column was made out of brushed aluminum and created by a local Berkeley artist by the name of Doug Heine.

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BARTable Art: "M.J.K.J.J."

Embarcadero (SF)
BARTable Art: "Tallie Maule Portrait"

This granite relief full length portrait of Tallie Maule, the chief architect for BART's original system, produced by his colleague William Cullen.  

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BARTable Art: "Wall Canyon"

"Wall Canyon" rises from train platform to concourse 3 stories above. Created by Stephen de Staebler and installed at Embarcadero Station on January 1, 1977, this work is a Bas relief with pigmented stoneware and surface oxides. 

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BARTable Art: "Wall Canyon"

Embarcadero (SF)

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