ART
ARCHITECTURE
& HISTORY
in the Public Realm
He Painted the Sun, 2011
Artworks: Mural (painted)

Artists
CAW Kids, Children's Aid Society - LINC Program Teens
Collections
Creative Art Works, Creative Art Works
Materials
Acrylic paint
Dates
  • Created, ca. 2011
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Description
This iconic 37-foot-mural is CAW’s first Midtown public art project. Commissioned by 1285, LLC ownership and Jones Lang LaSalle management and created by 12 Northern Manhattan teens participating in a juvenile justice re-entry program,
this commemorative mural captures the kinetic energy of the City and its residents and the 50 years of historical excellence and prominent presence of the 1285 Avenue of the Americas. The mural also references 60’s-style graphic design and re-contextualizes...
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Location
1285 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10019
United States

Located in the lower level shopping concourse, which is also connected to the larger Rockefeller Center concourse.
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