List of public art in Madison, Wisconsin

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This is a list of public art in Madison, Wisconsin.

This list applies only to works of public art accessible in an outdoor public space. For example, this does not include artwork visible inside a museum.

Title Artist Year Location/GPS Coordinates Material Dimensions Owner Image
Abraham Lincoln Adolph Weinman 1909 Bascom Hill Bronze Approx. 90 x 36 x 60 in. University of Wisconsin-Madison[1] Bascom Hall By Night.jpg
ACT William King 1979 Olbrich Park Aluminium H. 26 ft. Olbrich Botanical Gardens[2] images here
Alexa Susan Walsh 1992 Jenifer Street and Williamson Street Metal, Cast Iron, Industrial Enamel, and Concrete 15' h x 9.5' w City of Madison Public Art Collection[3] images here
Annie C. Stewart Memorial Fountain Frederick Clasgens 1925 Henry Vilas Zoo Marble Approx. H. 9 ft. 4 in. x W. 4 ft. City of Madison[4]
Asclepius - Greek God of Healing Harry Whitehorse ca. 1960s 5001 Monona Dr. Aluminium Approx. H. 98 in. x W. 6 ft. [5]
Awakening George M. Cramer 1994 Chazen Museum of Art Bronze Approx. 72 x 36 x 36 in. University of Wisconsin-Madison
Balance Wheel Robert Gehrke 1998 State of Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade & Consumer Protection building Steel Approx. 22 in. W State of Wisconsin[6]
Blue Lantern on Tripod Sid Boyum intersection of Atwood Ave. & Eastwood Drive painted cast concrete 104 in. H x 31 in. W x 54 in. D City of Madison Public Art Collection[7] images here
Blue Urn with Dragon Sid Boyum intersection of Atwood Ave. & Jackson St. painted cast concrete 66 in. H x 30 in. W x 28 in. D City of Madison Public Art Collection[8] images here
Bronze Hosta Leaf Sylvia Beckman Olbrich Botanical Gardens bronze City of Madison Public Art Collection[9] images here
Bronze Tulip Leaf Sylvia Beckman Olbrich Botanical Gardens bronze City of Madison Public Art Collection[10] image here
Camp Randall Memorial Arch Lew Porter 1912 Randall Ave. at W. Dayton St. 43°4′15.97″N 89°24′33.67″W / 43.0711028°N 89.4093528°W / 43.0711028; -89.4093528 Granite Approx. 36 x 36 x 15 ft. State of Wisconsin[11] Camp Randall arch.jpg
Capitol Square Fountains Sven Schunemann and Heidi Natura 2005 Capitol Square polished paginated granite, bronze City of Madison Public Art Collection[12]
Chinese Fu Dog Lantern Sid Boyum Yahara Park and Canal painted cast concrete 85 in. x 29 in. D City of Madison Public Art Collection[13] image here
Christ and the Children Mary Ann Lohman 1960s Edgewood College Metal Approx. H. 56 in. x W. 3 ft. Edgewood College[14] images here
Community James J. McFadden, Richard Zillman and Cathy Sheets 2009 Revival Ridge Apartments at the corner of Allied Dr. & Jenewein Rd. steel City of Madison Public Art Collection[15] images here
Creature Abstract Head Sid Boyum intersection of Atwood Ave. & Eastwood Dr. painted cast concrete 47 in. H x 31 in. W x 20 in. D City of Madison Public Art Collection[16] images here
Dignified Figure with Tablet Sid Boyum Lowell Elementary School Garden painted cast concrete 94 in. H x 35 in. W x 23 in. D City of Madison Public Art Collection[17] image here
Earth Flight Beth Sahagian 1988 University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics Indiana limestone Approx. 4 ft. x 10 ft. x 10 ft. University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics[18]
Easter Island Sculpture Sid Boyum Lowell Elementary School Garden painted cast concrete 67 in. H x 27 in. D City of Madison Public Art Collection[19] images here
Faith Karl Bitter 1912 Wisconsin State Capitol Granite Approx. H. 15 ft. State of Wisconsin[20] WiscCap11.jpg
Fiddleheads Sylvia Beckman 1988 Olbrich Botanical Gardens Limestone Approx. H. 12 ft. x Diam. 5 ft. Olbrich Botanical Gardens[21] images here
Forward Jean Miner-Coburn 1895 Wisconsin State Capitol Bronze repousee Approx. 7 ft. 9 in. x 3 ft. 6 in. x 3 ft. 6 in. State of Wisconsin[22] Forward 1893.jpg
Four Lakes Andrea Myklebust and Stanton Gray Sears 2009 Frances Plaza between Frances Street and State Street granite, bronze City of Madison Public Art Collection[23] images here
Freedom of Communication James Watrous 1971 University of Wisconsin-Madison, Vilas Communication Hall Tesserae, plywood, epoxy & brass Approx. 18 ft. x 12 ft. 6 in. x 1 1/2 in. University of Wisconsin-Madison[24]
Gateway Project Edgar Jerome Jeter 1987 1401 S. Park St. Bronze & fiberglass Approx. H. 10 ft. [25] Bascom Hall By Night.jpg
Generations Richard Artschwager 1991 Chazen Museum of Art Steel, granite, concrete, Plexiglas & plants Approx. H. 32 ft. x W. 60 ft. x L. 155 ft. [26] Generations (Richard Artschwager).jpg
Gyre Thomas Stancliffe 2007 Wisconsin State Revenue Building metal [27]
Hans Christian Heg Paul Fjelde 1925 Wisconsin State Capitol Bronze Approx. 9 ft. 6 in. x 3 ft. x 3 ft. State of Wisconsin[28] Hans C Heg.jpg
Hieroglyph O.V. Shaffer 1965 Madison Public Library Copper Approx. 12 ft. x 66 in. x 55 in. Madison Public Library[29] Madison, Wisconsin Dec04 IMG 2864.JPG
Interspirit James Thomas Russell 1983 University of Wisconsin-Madison Stainless steel 2 parts. Approx. 12 ft. x 6 ft. 9 in. x 1 ft. 10 in. University of Wisconsin[30]
Justice James Watrous 1951 Dane County Courthouse 43°4′17.43″N 89°23′3.42″W / 43.0715083°N 89.3842833°W / 43.0715083; -89.3842833 Aluminium H. 9 ft. Dane County Courthouse[31]
Knowledge Karl Bitter 1912 Wisconsin State Capitol Granite Approx. H. 12 ft. State of Wisconsin[32] WiscCap10.jpg
Learning of the World Attilio Piccirilli 1917 Wisconsin State Capitol Granite H. 8 ft. x W. 40 ft. State of Wisconsin[33]
Let the Great Spirit Soar Harry Whitehorse 1991 2930 Lakeland Ave 43°5′25.26″N 89°20′25.92″W / 43.0903500°N 89.3405333°W / 43.0903500; -89.3405333 Celtis Approx. H. 12 ft. x W. 22 in. [34]
Levitation of the Enchanted Princess Tony DeLap 1984 121 E. Wilson St. Steel Approx. H. 11 ft. x W. 42 ft. [35]
Liberty Supported by the Law Karl Bitter 1910 Wisconsin State Capitol Granite Approx. H. 8 ft. x W. 40 ft. State of Wisconsin[36] WiscCap4.jpg
Living for the Dream Frank Brown 1993 215 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Bronze & stoneware Approx. 9 x 8 x 6 ft. City of Madison[37] image here
Madison Christopher Sproat 1987 Madison Federal Courthouse Aluminum, Lexan, acrylic, cold cathode glass tubing, steel, Plexiglas & neon Approx. 12 x 61 x 45 ft. United States General Services Administration[38]
Maquina William Conrad Severson 1994 University of Wisconsin-Madison, Engineering Hall Stainless steel Approx. H. 18 ft. University of Wisconsin-Madison[39]
Mother and Child William Zorach 1930 Chazen Museum of Art Bronze Approx. 65 x 32 x 28 in. University of Wisconsin-Madison[40]
Nails' Tales Donald Lipski 2005 Camp Randall Stadium concrete ca. 20 ft. tall University of Wisconsin-Madison UW-Madison Field House.jpg
Prosperity and Abundance Karl Bitter 1912]] Wisconsin State Capitol Granite Approx. H. 15 ft. State of Wisconsin[41] WiscCap10.jpg
Robert Kellner Memorial Caryl Yasko 1984 MacKenzie Environmental Education Center Concrete Approx. 5 ft. 10 in. x 13 ft. 2 in. x 8 ft. 4 in. State of Wisconsin[42]
Rotational Shift Andrea Blum 1987 University of Wisconsin–Madison - Computer Science Building Concrete Approx. 18 in. x 76 ft. x 120 ft. University of Wisconsin-Madison[43]
Spare Time John Martinson 1979 11 W. Main St. - Rooftop Steel Approx. 11 ft. x 49 1/2 in. x 58 in. City of Madison[44] image here
Statue of Liberty (replica) Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi 1950 Warner Park Metal Approx. H. 9 ft. x W. 2 1/2 ft. [45]
Strength Karl Bitter 1912 Wisconsin State Capitol Granite Approx. H. 12 ft. State of Wisconsin[46] WiscCap17.jpg
The Timeless Current, Seeking a Place of Repose, Quietly Changes Kathleen Kasper-Noonan 1996 University of Wisconsin Law School Mixed media Approx. L. 75 ft. University of Wisconsin[47]
TimeKeeper Robert Curtis 1983 Law Park Concrete, stainless steel, Cor-Ten steel & granite Approx. H. 11 x W. 16 x L. 24 ft. [48]
Untitled Cliff Garten 1996 University of Wisconsin-Madison, biotechnology & genetics center Glass & stainless steel [49]
Untitled Unknown 5805 Hamersley Rd. Wood Approx. H. 18 ft. x W. 4 ft. [50]
Untitled Alan Tollakson 1980 Olbrich Botanical Gardens Indiana limestone Approx. 26 1/2 in. x 45 in. x 25 in. Olbrich Botanical Gardens[51]
Verex Syzygy O.V. Shaffer 1986 150 E. Gilman St., 43°4′48.66″N 89°23′10.68″W / 43.0801833°N 89.3863000°W / 43.0801833; -89.3863000 Stainless steel [52]
Water Links Athena Tacha 1997 University of Wisconsin-Madison, Waisman Center Concrete & evergreens 6 x 30 x 40 ft. University of Wisconsin-Madison[53]
Waisman Building Blocks Steven Woodward 2000 University of Wisconsin-Madison, Waisman Center Rainbow granite Three pieces totaling approx. 2 x 16 x 4 ft. University of Wisconsin-Madison[54]
William Dempster Hoard Gutzon Borglum 1922 University of Wisconsin-Madison, College of Agriculture Bronze University of Wisconsin-Madison[55] William Dempster Hoard monument.jpg
Wisconsiana Lloyd Hamrol 1988 General Executive Facilities Plaza Granite Approx. 12 x 84 x 92 ft. State of Wisconsin[56]
Wisconsin (also known as Forward) Daniel Chester French 1914 Wisconsin State Capitol Bronze H. 15 ft. 5 in. State of Wisconsin[57] Lady Wisconsin.jpg
Wisdom, Thought, and Reflection Adolph Weinman 1917 Wisconsin State Capitol State of Wisconsin[58] WiscCap3AAW.jpg

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