These Uncanny Paintings Of The New York City Subway Will Give You Chills

Hisaya Taira,  Escalator #31,  acrylic on canvas over panel, 16.14 x 24 inches

Hisaya Taira, Escalator #31, acrylic on canvas over panel, 16.14 x 24 inches

The best artists take something familiar and completely transform how a viewer sees it.

Among the contemporary masters of this is Japanese artist Hisaya Taira, whose works were on display this weekend at the ArtHampton's Fine Arts Fair, through the Anthony Brunelli gallery.

Taira's best-known works are uncanny, photo-realistic paintings of New York City subway stations — scenes you'll instantly recognize, but which you won't believe were actually created with acrylic.

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