Artwork: "Framing Union Square" (Mary Miss)
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Artwork: "Framing Union Square" (Mary Miss)

Location: 14th Street/Union Square (IRT East Side Line)
Installation Year: 1998
Notes:

Artist Mary Miss created standalone panels using historic architectural elements recovered during the renovation of the 14th Street/Union Square station complex. The six "14" eagles were original elements of the 1904 station construction but most were hidden in disused side platforms along the Contract One IRT route. (Similar eagles are located at Brooklyn Bridge and 33rd Street stations.) Additionally there are red frames in the station walls at 115 locations highlighting a fragment of the station's construction such as old mosaics, rivets, steelwork, and wiring.

"I'm inviting the public to look below the surface, to see a slice of the station, its structure, its history." -- Mary Miss. Sources: mta.info, artnet.com.


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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT East Side Line
Location: 14th Street/Union Square
Photo by: Filip Matuska
Date: 6/13/2007
Artwork: Framing Union Square, Mary Miss, 1998
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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT East Side Line
Location: 14th Street/Union Square
Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Date: 3/13/2005
Artwork: Framing Union Square, Mary Miss, 1998
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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT East Side Line
Location: 14th Street/Union Square
Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Date: 3/9/2005
Artwork: Framing Union Square, Mary Miss, 1998
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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT East Side Line
Location: 14th Street/Union Square
Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Date: 3/9/2005
Artwork: Framing Union Square, Mary Miss, 1998
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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT East Side Line
Location: 14th Street/Union Square
Photo by: Josh Lubchansky
Date: 5/2004
Artwork: Framing Union Square, Mary Miss, 1998
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