New Morning by Al Loving

New Morning by Al Loving

Located in the massive Broadway Junction MTA station in Brooklyn, New Morning by Al Loving consists of 75 stained glass panels plus a large glass mosaic mural wall.

New Morning by Al Loving

Broadway Junction is a transfer point situated on the border of Bed-Stuy and East New York. The elevated station has long hallways and escalators, which are well-served by the stained glass panels:

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New Morning by Al Loving

See? The art brings some beauty into this seemingly endless passageway. The artist’s mother had been an avid quilter, and her influence definitely seems to be at work here:

New Morning by Al Loving

New Morning by Al Loving

New Morning by Al Loving

Al Loving was an abstract painter and collage artist, born in Detroit and later based in NYC. He was the first African American artist to have a solo exhibit at the Whitney Museum of American Art. Loving passed away in 2005.

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