Samm Kunce's massive glass, stone, and marble mosaic fills the 42nd St station's main corridor. The Main Library in Bryant Park is right above the station, and Kunce chose to work a literary thread into the piece, which incorporates quotations from writers as diverse as James Joyce and Carl Jung. An MTA Arts for Transit project. The artwork is located in the transfer passageway and consists of glass mosaic and etched granite depicting roots of trees with a quotation from Jung: "Nature must not win the game, but she cannot lose."

Installed, 2002