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Art of the Day: Sunday January 24, 2016

Grand Central 42nd Street Entrance

- by Richard Holland

This week's theme: Brought To You By The Letter "G"

Globe, gold, grouper, ginger, grey, gladiolus and grand are the "G" words behind this week's Art of the Day selections.


Art: Grand Central 42nd Street Entrance by Artist Richard Holland
An image from the book Walk With Us: East 42nd Street by Richard Holland and Emma Guest-Consales.

"The 42nd Street faƧade  is dominated by large arched windows, and the sculptural group of Mercury (Commerce), Hercules (Physical Energy), and Minerva (Intellectual Energy).  The pediment is nearly 50 feet (15 meters) tall, and includes a colossal clock with a diameter of nearly 13 feet (four meters)... "





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