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233rd Street

Skowmon Hastanan

A Secret Garden: There's No Place Like Home, 2006

Faceted glass in platform windscreens and mezzanine windows

Through her faceted glass artwork, Skowmon Hastanan has woven nature into the station for the public to enjoy. Reflecting the nearby New York Botanical Garden, images of fish, flowers, and greenery transform the environment, providing commuters with a beautiful, luminous scene to contemplate. Skowmon creates a sanctuary from the chaos and stress of daily life, providing a source of energy and rejuvenation in her detailed renderings in glass.

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