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4. Silhouettes

The next floor brings you to your next art experience. You’ll get here by taking the escalators – see the map.

The walls carry illustrations of the people who actually worked on constructing the station. They were put in front of a light so that the artist Per Olof Ultvedt could draw their silhouettes.

The artist had first planned to write out all the names of the construction workers, but he later changed his mind when he realized that putting so many names on the wall of a cave could be reminiscent of a tombstone. That was not what he had in mind.

Locations: T-Centralen



Patterned vaults


Photo location




Take the A-train

An Art Guide with a Line Map - Stockholm’s metro

Stockholm’s metro is definitely colorful. It’s the home of what is known as the longest art exhibition in the world – 110 kilometers of art! Approximately 90 of the 100 metro stations offer unique works of art.

Stockholm Art Walk is a free guide that you can use to visit five different stations in your own time. For your assistance, you’ll receive instructions, maps and pictures. The app also contains a map of Stockholm’s metro connections.

Come along on a guided metro-adventure through Stockholm’s underground. Download the app and come aboard!

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