This mosaic mural is at the Sixth Avenue entrance to the subway & General Electric Building near 49th Street at Rockefeller Center.
It was conceived and created by the artist Barry Faulkner in the 1930s.
The photo depicts the center portion of the mural, a mother figure embracing figures of a man and woman.
On the left and right side of mural, not shown in this photo, are images of the written and spoken word
in the arts and sciences of art, music, poetry, biology, religion, drama, physics,history, publicity,philosophy, etc.
More photos of this mural and Rockefeller Center can be viewed at http://www.pbase.com/hjsteed/rockefeller_center .
See http://www.pbase.com/hjsteed/unesco_tile_project for more tile and mosaic work.