Art Thanks to Nancy Blum, flower mosaics flourish in the New York subway
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Thanks to Nancy Blum, flower mosaics flourish in the New York subway

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Giulia Guido
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Many times when we think of a subway station we think of dark and unsafe places, for this reason, the MTA (Metropolitan Transportation Authority) of New York has always been committed to making these spaces of daily passage a little more pleasant to see. The last example is the 28th Street station, which has recently reopened presenting itself to citizens in a brand new look, thanks to the art of Nancy Blum.

Nancy, known for her public artworks, took almost six months to create Roaming Underfoot, or the huge mosaics that adorn the walls of the subway. For the subject, the artist found inspiration in the nearby Madison Square Park, recreating the species of flowers that are present in the park, from camellia to daffodils, from hellebores to hydrangeas, ending with magnolia.

In this way, the population can enjoy the greenery and nature despite being underground. 

nancy blum new york subway | Collater.al
nancy blum new york subway | Collater.al
nancy blum new york subway | Collater.al
nancy blum new york subway | Collater.al
nancy blum new york subway | Collater.al
nancy blum new york subway | Collater.al
nancy blum new york subway | Collater.al
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Written by Giulia Guido
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