Rico Gatson Rico Gatson Installed a Series of Powerful, Radiating Portraits of Historic Cultural Figures in a Bronx Subway Station

Culture Type Jan 25, 2019

THE YEAR 2019 is off to a promising start for artist Rico Gatson. Paying tribute to Martin Luther King Jr., he unveiled a mural titled “Mountain Top” at CityPlace, a shopping plaza and entertainment destination in downtown West Palm Beach, Fla. Also this month, he debuted a series of mosaic murals in the New York City subway system. Commissioned by the MTA Arts & Design, the installations are inspired by a series by Gatson that celebrates iconic political and cultural figures.

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