Elizabeth Murray‘s Stream is a series of glass mosaic murals located in the long passageway inside the 23rd St.-Ely Ave./Long Island City-Court Square MTA subway station in NYC.
Vibrant images of rising suns fill the otherwise mundane, seemingly never-ending hallway:
Elizabeth Murray was born in Chicago and educated in Chicago and Oakland. Stream was completed in 2001. Her earlier MTA commission, Blooming in Midtown Manhattan, was completed in 1996:
In 2005, Murray was only the fourth woman to receive a single-artist retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art. She passed away in 2007.