An Iconic MetroCard

There are a lot of iconic things in New York: the Statue of Liberty, the Brooklyn Bridge, The Empire State Building… But also something very popular, valueless and small can represent a City like NY and VAHRAM MURATYAN knows it.

In his book “Paris versus New York, a talk of two story“, the graphic artist Muratyan compares every iconic aspect of New York with its equivalent of Paris.

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The project started online with the blog www.parisvsnyc.blogspot.it and become a book in 2012. In a first time two covers were proposed: the white one for the American market and the yellow one for the European market. At the end of 2012 they also launched the integral version.

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The work of Muratyan is as creative as original, in fact he chose other interesting iconic things like a drink, bread vs bagel, the high line, the airport, the buildings…

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… and even a small, popular thing like the Subway ticket

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