For the lovers of contemporary art who are going to visit Naples there is a whole “underground” world to discover. The artistic project of the underground station in Naples represents one of the most interesting Italian experiments on the permanent insertion of contemporary artwork in a urban context. The first to be filled with colors, mosaics, installations, sculptures and photographs were the stations of Line 1: Museum – Dante – Salvator Rosa – Materdei – Cilea/Quattro Giornate – Vanvitelli – Rione Alto. Recently were builded Università, Toledo, Garibaldi and Municipio. The project also extended to Line 6 with the following stations: Lala – Mergellina – Augusto – Mostra. But…what is so special about the art underground stations of Naples?
Well, not all cities have such an important open-air museum at the price of a simple underground ticket. Not everywhere you can see real artistic masterpieces between staircases and docks. For the most distracted, so much art can simply represent a color note between forced paths, races and expectations. For the most minded, an opportunity for reflection and observation. Art loses its sacredness and can be found everywhere, not just in museums. This beautiful open-concept concept makes the Naples underground one of the most fascinating in the world and accompanies the spectator in his daily journey. In addition, in some areas of the city, the works of local and international artists have been the starting point for a significant upgrading of the surrounding area. Let’s go to the discovery of new art stations: Garibaldi, Municipio, Toledo and Università.