Large Forgotten Mosaic Mural From the 1950s Uncovered in a Midtown Manhattan Lobby

A colorful 40-by-18½-foot mural by the late mosaic artist Max Spivak was uncovered recently behind some paneling in a Midtown office tower's lobby.

[…] renovation crews stripped away a false front in the entrance vestibule of a 34-story office tower to discover a scintillating mosaic mural. It was 40 feet 7½ inches wide and 18 feet 11 inches high, composed of a quarter-million hand-cut glass tiles, or tesserae.

Check out the New York Times articles below for more on this beautiful mosaic mural and it's future.

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