Rico Gatson Icons of Bronx History Are Honored in Rico Gatson’s New York Subway Murals

hyperallergic Jan 13, 2019

Portraits of celebrated Black and Latino figures radiate sunbeams of golden light in Rico Gatson’s recently unveiled glass mosaics at the 167th Street B D subway station in the Bronx. Eight figures from the borough’s history are present in the artist’s suite of murals, which aims to “reflect the spirit and energy of the community,” according to an MTA spokesperson.

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