List of public art in Washington, D.C., Ward 5

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This is a list of public art in Ward 5 of Washington, D.C..

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.

Most of the works mentioned are sculptures. When this is not the case (i.e. sound installation, for example) it is stated next to the title.

Title Artist Year Location/GPS Coordinates Material Dimensions Owner Image
Black Men in Flight Roderick Turner 1998 NE Deli Market, 1200 Mt Olivet Rd. N.E. Washington Metro[1]
St. Dominic Unknown ca. 1905 Dominican House of Studies Marble Sculpture: approx. H. 8 ft. × 4 ft. × Diam. 5 ft.; Base: approx. H. 8 ft. × W. 5 ft. × Diam. 6 ft. Dominican House of Studies[2]
Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Van Landeghern 1905 Dominican House of Studies Marble & Stone Sculpture: approx. H. 5 ft. × W. 2 ft. × Diam. 2 ft.; Base: approx. H. 1 ft. × W. 3 ft. Dominican House of Studies[3]
St. Vincent de Paul Unknown ca. 1900 Providence Hospital Marble & Concrete Sculpture approx. H. 9 ft.; Base: approx. 2 ft. 1 in. × 6 ft. 1 in. × 7 ft. 8 in. Providence Hospital[4]
Victor S. Blundon Monument Unknown 1936 Glenwood Cemetery 38°55′28.57″N 77°0′22.86″W / 38.9246028°N 77.0063500°W / 38.9246028; -77.0063500 Granite Sculpture: approx. 60 × 84 × 12 in.; Base: approx. 9 × 99½ × 22 in. Glenwood Cemetery[5][6]
Benjamin C. Grenup Monument Charles Rousseau 1858 Glenwood Cemetery – Section D, Chapel Circle

38°55′20″N 77°0′23″W / 38.92222°N 77.00639°W / 38.92222; -77.00639

Marble Glenwood Cemetery[7] Benjamin C. Grenup Monument by Charles Rousseau (1858) Control IAS DC000142.jpg
Eliza C. Mayo Monument A. Gaddess ca. 1850 Glenwood Cemetery Marble Glenwood Cemetery[8]
Teresina Vasco Monument Sichi 1913 Glenwood Cemetery 38°55′29.55″N 77°0′25.91″W / 38.9248750°N 77.0071972°W / 38.9248750; -77.0071972 Marble & Stone Sculpture: approx. H. 33 in. W. 21 in.; Base: approx. H. 9 in. W. 58 in. Glenwood Cemetery[9] Teresina Vasco Monument by Sichi by 1913 Control IAS DC000109.jpg
The Progress of the Negro Race Dan Olney 1938 Langston Terrace Dwellings, 2209 H St., N.E. – entrance to courtyard playground Terra Cotta Overall: approx. H. 20 ft. W. 45 ft. Langston Terrace Dwellings[10]
Mary Immaculate Accompanied by Angels Ivan Meštrović 1959 Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception Limestone Sculpture: approx. H. 5 ft. W. 5 ft. Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception[11]
Mary, Protector of Faith Jon-Joseph Russo 2000 Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception 38°56′3.8″N 77°0′5.28″W / 38.934389°N 77.0014667°W / 38.934389; -77.0014667 Limestone 75 x 24 x 20 in. Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception[12]
Mary, Queen of the Universe Ivan Meštrović 1959 Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception Stone Relief: approx. H. 15 ft. W. 7 ft. Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception[13]
(Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, South Entrance Portal Relief Figures) Lee Oskar Lawrie 1959 Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception Stone 8 reliefs. Each relief: approx. H. 8 ft. W. 3 ft. Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception[14]
(Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, South Entrance Portal Relief Figures) Joseph Fleri 1959 Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception Limestone 26 reliefs. Each relief: approx. 7 ft. × 3 ft. × 4 in. Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception[15]
Six Early Saints Ulysses Ricci 1959 Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception Limestone Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception[16]
Saint Mother Théodore Guérin Teresa Clark 2006 Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception 38°56′4.31″N 77°0′4.36″W / 38.9345306°N 77.0012111°W / 38.9345306; -77.0012111 Indiana Limestone Sculpture: approx. h. 6½ ft. Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception[17]
Split Ritual Beverly Pepper 1993 United States National Arboretum 38°54′44.53″N 76°58′20.27″W / 38.9123694°N 76.9722972°W / 38.9123694; -76.9722972 Ductile iron Each vertical form: approx. H. 10 ft. W. 44 in.; Base: approx. Diam. 100 in. United States Department of Agriculture[18]
Demeter John Cavanaugh 1962 United States National Arboretum

38°54′49″N 76°57′29″W / 38.91361°N 76.95806°W / 38.91361; -76.95806

Lead Sculpture: approx. 30 × 10 × 13 in.; Base: approx. 26½ × 15½ × 15½ in. United States Department of Agriculture[19]
Armillary Sphere Paul Manship 1918 United States National Arboretum Bronze Sculpture: approx. Diam. 24 in.; Base: approx. H. 8 in. Diam 13½ in. United States Department of Agriculture[20]
Edward Miner Gallaudet Pietro Lazzari 1969 Gallaudet University Bronze & Stone Sculpture: approx. 7 ft. 3 in. × 3 ft. 1 in. × 3 ft. 2 in.; Base: approx. 3 ft. 10 in. × 4 ft. 8 in. × 4 ft. 9 in. Gallaudet University[21]
Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet Daniel Chester French 1889 Gallaudet University

38°54′20″N 76°59′43″W / 38.90556°N 76.99528°W / 38.90556; -76.99528

Bronze Sculpture: approx. 6 ft. × 3 ft. 9 in. × 4 ft. 3 in.; Base: approx. 4 ft. 2 in. × 6 ft. 5 in. × 7 ft. Gallaudet University[22] Statue of alice cogswell and thomas hopkins gallaudet.jpg
I am the Light of the World Eugene Kormendi 1949 United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Bronze Sculpture: approx. H. 22 ft (10 tons). United States Conference of Catholic Bishops[23]
Pope John Paul II Maciej Zychowicz 1949 Blessed John Paul II Shrine Bronze Blessed John Paul II Shrine[24] 024JPII.JPG
Saint Francis de Sales Saint Francis de Sales Church Saint Francis de Sales Church[25]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "DC Public Art". Public Art Map. Commission on the Arts and Humanities. 2008. Retrieved 31 May 2010. 
  2. ^ Save Outdoor Sculptures! (1993). "St. Dominic (sculpture)". SOS!. Smithsonian. Retrieved 29 May 2010. 
  3. ^ Save Outdoor Sculptures! (1993). "Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception (sculpture)". SOS!. Smithsonian. Retrieved 26 May 2010. 
  4. ^ Save Outdoor Sculptures! (1993). "St. Vincent de Paul (sculpture)". SOS!. Smithsonian. Retrieved 26 May 2010. 
  5. ^ Save Outdoor Sculptures! (1993). "Victor S. Blundon Monument (sculpture)". SOS!. Smithsonian. Retrieved 26 May 2010. 
  6. ^ Glenwood Cemetery. "Notables". Glenwood Cemetery. Retrieved 26 May 2010. 
  7. ^ Save Outdoor Sculptures! (1993). "Benjamin C. Grenup Monument (sculpture)". SOS!. Smithsonian. Retrieved 26 May 2010. 
  8. ^ dcMemorials (2009). "MAYO, Eliza C. monument (ca. 1850) in Glenwood Cemetery in Washington, D.C.". dcMemorials. Retrieved 9 June 2010. 
  9. ^ Save Outdoor Sculptures! (1993). "Teresina Vasco Monument (sculpture)". SOS!. Smithsonian. Retrieved 26 May 2010. 
  10. ^ Save Outdoor Sculptures! (1993). "The Progress of the Negro Race (sculpture)". SOS!. Smithsonian. Retrieved 25 May 2010. 
  11. ^ Save Outdoor Sculptures! (1993). "Mary Immaculate Accompanied by Angels (sculpture)". SOS!. Smithsonian. Retrieved 27 May 2010. 
  12. ^ "MARY'S GARDEN". National Council of Catholic Women Honors Mary with Prayer Garden at the National Shrine. National Council of Catholic Women. 2000. Retrieved 28 November 2010. 
  13. ^ Save Outdoor Sculptures! (1993). "Mary, Queen of the Universe (sculpture)". SOS!. Smithsonian. Retrieved 27 May 2010. 
  14. ^ Save Outdoor Sculptures! (1993). "(Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, South Entrance Portal Relief Figures) (sculpture)". SOS!. Smithsonian. Retrieved 30 May 2010. 
  15. ^ Save Outdoor Sculptures! (1993). "(Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, South Entrance Portal Relief Figures) (sculpture)". SOS!. Smithsonian. Retrieved 25 May 2010. 
  16. ^ Save Outdoor Sculptures! (1993). "Six Early Saints (sculpture)". SOS!. Smithsonian. Retrieved 23 May 2010. 
  17. ^ "Nick Fairplay carves statue". Saint Mother Theodore. Sisters of Providence. Retrieved 28 November 2010. 
  18. ^ Save Outdoor Sculptures! (1993). "Split Ritual (sculpture)". SOS!. Smithsonian. Retrieved 29 May 2010. 
  19. ^ Save Outdoor Sculptures! (1993). "Demeter (sculpture)". SOS!. Smithsonian. Retrieved 23 May 2010. 
  20. ^ Save Outdoor Sculptures! (1993). "Armillary Sphere (sculpture)". SOS!. Smithsonian. Retrieved 23 May 2010. 
  21. ^ Save Outdoor Sculptures! (1993). "Edward Miner Gallaudet (sculpture)". SOS!. Smithsonian. Retrieved 26 May 2010. 
  22. ^ Save Outdoor Sculptures! (1993). "Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet (sculpture)". SOS!. Smithsonian. Retrieved 23 May 2010. 
  23. ^ Save Outdoor Sculptures! (1993). "We Are The Light of the World (sculpture)". SOS!. Smithsonian. Retrieved 9 May 2010. 
  24. ^ dcMemorials (2009). "POPE JOHN PAUL II statue at the John Paul Cultural Center near the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington DC". dcMemorials. Retrieved 9 June 2010. 
  25. ^ dcMemorials (2006). "Saint Francis de Sales statue at the Saint Francis de Sales Church on Rhode Island Ave in Washington, D.C.". dcMemorials. Retrieved 9 June 2010.