Friday, February 17, 2012


Atop the main entrance of Grand Central Station is a bunch of naked people: Hercules (left), Minerva (right), and in the center, Mercury. Throngs of commuters passing daily probably do not grasp from down below on the sidewalk, just how vast this sculpture by Jules-Felix Coutan is: Mercury is about 52 feet tall, from his winged feet to his helmet.