Artwork: "Wavewall" (Vito Acconci)
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Artwork: "Wavewall" (Vito Acconci)

Location: West 8th Street (BMT Brighton Line)
Installation Year: 2005
Notes:

Custom windows and wind screening on the outer wall of the station facing the beach.

"He made the wall bulge in and out to reflect the surf and allowed openings for riders waiting for the subway to look out to the ocean." Source: nynewsday.com


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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Brighton Line
Location: West 8th Street
Photo by: Zach Summer
Date: 7/15/2008
Artwork: Wavewall, Vito Acconci, 2005
Notes: Station view from street.
Viewed (this week/total): 1 / 1437


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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Culver Line
Location: West 8th Street
Photo by: Zach Summer
Date: 9/9/2007
Artwork: Wavewall, Vito Acconci, 2005
Notes: Station entrance.
Viewed (this week/total): 4 / 2245


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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Culver Line
Location: West 8th Street
Photo by: Zach Summer
Date: 9/9/2007
Artwork: Wavewall, Vito Acconci, 2005
Notes: Station exterior.
Viewed (this week/total): 2 / 1950


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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Brighton Line
Location: West 8th Street
Photo by: Zach Summer
Date: 9/2/2007
Artwork: Wavewall, Vito Acconci, 2005
Notes: View from Astrotower.
Viewed (this week/total): 3 / 3001


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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Brighton Line
Location: West 8th Street
Photo by: Peter Ehrlich
Date: 9/30/2006
Artwork: Wavewall, Vito Acconci, 2005
Notes: South side of station, viewed from Surf Avenue.
Viewed (this week/total): 1 / 2745




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