Marathon, Texas: Target Marathon - Art

Less sublime than the Prada Marfa down the road, this small, abandoned cinder block room with a Target sign is a 2016 guerilla art installation.
Address:
US Hwy 90, Marathon, TX
Directions:
On the south side of US Hwy 90, 6.5 miles east of the intersection of US Hwy 67, or 16 miles west of the intersection of US Hwy 385 in Marathon.
Admission:
Free
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Target Shack

To me, the funniest part is that somebody took the trouble to bring a shopping cart out there -- and now people use it to sit in and have their pictures taken! Neat.

[John Schmidt, 09/19/2018]
Target Marathon - Art

"You can buy anything you want when we get to Target in Marathon." Greatest vacation prank ever! Cool little art installation. Not an abandoned railway station. We interpreted it to say "get out of the stores and into nature!"

[Kristin, 11/17/2016]

Target.

Target Marathon - Art

It's an abandoned railway building with Target signage added.

[Mark Whittington, 03/31/2016]

Target store - art installation.

Target Marathon - Art

Why not stop if you are on the road already. Can't miss it.

[J. Welborn, 03/13/2016]

It's an art installation.

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Mysterious Blimp, Marfa, TX - 52 mi.

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