For Want of a Nail by Arts for Transit Collaborative

For Want of a Nail by Arts for Transit Collaborative

For Want of a Nail is a public art installation in the 81st St. subway station in NYC, right next to the American Museum of Natural History. Thematically related glass and ceramic mosaics, handmade ceramic relief tiles and granite floor tiles are installed throughout the station.
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The Mosaic Trail by Jim Power

The Mosaic Trail by Jim Power

For as long as I can remember, the East Village neighborhood of Manhattan has been decorated with mosaics. Light posts are covered with bits of broken china, coins, mirrors, and other found objects, usually commemorating an event or acting as another level of wayfinding signage. A few years ago, I finally started photographing the work of Jim Power, a.k.a. the Mosaic Man.
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