The End of the Red Line

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The End of the Red Line
800 slender twelve foot long red neon rods are suspended from wires attached to the ceiling above the subway tracks.
Artist Alejandro Sina
Moira Sina
Year 1985 (1985)
Dimensions 98 m × 3.0 m (320 ft × 10 ft)
Location Alewife station, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°23′44″N 71°08′27″W / 42.39564°N 71.14092°W / 42.39564; -71.14092Coordinates: 42°23′44″N 71°08′27″W / 42.39564°N 71.14092°W / 42.39564; -71.14092
Owner Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority

The End of the Red Line is an abstract light sculpture by Alejandro Sina, and Moira Sina.

It is located at Alewife (MBTA station), in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Approximately 800 red neon tubes are suspended from a 320 feet (98 m) long section of the station ceiling, directly above the outbound train tracks. The intensity of the light is varied gradually over time.[1]

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  1. ^ "The End of the Red Line, (sculpture)". Siris-artinventories.si.edu. Smithsonian American Art Museum. Retrieved 2013-09-16. 

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