Kamil painted two versions of the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. This one was the first painting, a 30x40 oil rendering In 1994. In 1995 Kamil painted the floor again. Kamil was asked to paint the floor by the chairman of the NYSE, Richard Grasso, and he gladly accepted, eager at the chance to capture the inside of the historic building, which was built in 1902 for $2 million, using solid marble and gold.
"They gave me a pass to go there any time during the day or night," Kamil said. "I did a lot of the painting at 10 o'clock or even later."
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