Design Library Image Collection
Archivision Addition Module EIGHT--6,304 images
Type of View:
East facade,1250 Avenue of the Americas entrance loggia; "Intelligence Awakening Mankind" by Faulkner, detail "Thought"
Date of View:
Glass tesserae mosaic, 79 feet long, 14 feet high by Barry Faulkner, 1933. Over one million glass tiles in 250 colors, each hand-cut and set. The central figure of Thought dispatches the figures of the spoken word and the written word; thought will propagate new knowledge and advances.
¿ Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.
Addition Module EIGHT
Architecture; commercial / industrial structures; office buildings
Related Work Title:
Rockefeller Center; partOf
30 Rockefeller Plaza
Barry Faulkner (American mosaicist, 1881-1966); Gaston Lachaise (French sculptor, 1882-1935); Lee Oskar Lawrie (American sculptor, 1877-1961); Raymond M. Hood (American architect, 1881-1934)
stone; steel; glass
850 ft (height)
New York, New York, United States