All Blog Posts Tagged 'train' (7)

A Miniature Train's Enchanting Journey Through Canada

An nice email just arrived into our inbox this morning by photographer Jeff Friesen, a longtime reader of My Modern Met. He just completed a photography project called The Canadian: Ghost Train Crossing Canada that involves a train's journey across Canada but with an unexpected twist.

"I carry the train rather than it carrying me. It fits into a shopping bag."



Added by alice on November 13, 2012 at 10:30am — 3 Comments

Ghost Trains Roar Back to Life in Modern England

Though we've seen the present merged with the past in everything from Sergey Larenkov's WW II series to Shawn Clover's San Francisco earthquake blend, we're still incredibly…


Added by alice on October 26, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments

Creative Experience: IKEA in the Subway (7pics)

Can't find a comfortable place to sit while waiting for your next train? Well IKEA has the solution for you. A creative way of bringing the 'living room' to you! This idea was pitched in France's subway. Way to go IKEA, FR.…


Added by Amy Wong on March 15, 2010 at 6:17pm — No Comments

Virgin Gets Inside Our Head and Heart With Booty Train

My new favorite commercial! Virgin really knows how to make a commercial entertaining. In this new tv ad, called Booty Train, Virgin let's us see what's going on in Becky's head as she takes off to see her boyfriend for the weekend.

Favorite part? :44-:46 seconds.

The message?: Where do you want to… Continue

Added by alice on May 14, 2009 at 9:30am — No Comments

The Train Wreck that is Mike Tyson

Whether you like him or not, Mike Tyson is one of the most entertaining yet controversial figures of our time. "Tyson" is acclaimed indie director James Toback's stylistically inventive portrait of a mesmerizing Mike Tyson. Toback allows Tyson to reveal himself without inhibition and with eloquence and a pervasive vulnerability.

Through a mixture of original interviews and archival footage and photographs, a startlingly complex, fully-rounded human being… Continue

Added by Eugene on March 16, 2009 at 11:30am — No Comments

Prop 1A Passes: Is California's 220 mph Modern Bullet Train Finally Going to Be Built?

For all of you in California, we're now on our way to geting our modern high speed train! Prop 1A passed on November 4th by a margin of four percent; the act approves nearly $10 billion in bond money to build a modern bullet train linking northern and southern California. that is expected to reduce air pollution by taking cars off the road.

Quentin Kopp,… Continue

Added by alice on November 9, 2008 at 10:00am — 5 Comments

It Might Cause Some Accidents But it's a Badass Idea: Jeff Koons' Train at the LACMA, Coming in 2011

As part of the LACMA's Transformation plan, the LACMA's going through a feasibility study to see if they can put up Jeff Koons's Train—a working replica of a 1943 Baldwin steam locomotive that will dangle from a 161-foot-tall crane outside of the museum. At that… Continue

Added by alice on September 16, 2008 at 11:00am — No Comments

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