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]
McMillan Fountain Herbert Adams 1912 McMillan Reservoir Bronze H. 12 ft. McMillan Reservoir[4] McMillan Fountain.jpg
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[5]
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[6][7]
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[8] 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[9]
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[10] Teresina Vasco Monument by Sichi - Glenwood Cemetery - Washington, D.C. - Stierch - E.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[11]
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[12]
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[13]
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[14]
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[15]
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[16]
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[17]
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[18]
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[19]
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[20]
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[21]
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[22]
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[23] 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[24]
Pope John Paul II Maciej Zychowicz 1949 Blessed John Paul II Shrine Bronze Blessed John Paul II Shrine[25] 024JPII.JPG
Saint Francis de Sales Saint Francis de Sales Church Saint Francis de Sales Church[26]

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. ^ Louise Todd Ambler & Marilyn Gage Hyson (2003). "McMillan Fountain (sculpture)". Untitled Checklist. Smithsonian. Retrieved 22 May 2010. 
  5. ^ Save Outdoor Sculptures! (1993). "St. Vincent de Paul (sculpture)". SOS!. Smithsonian. Retrieved 26 May 2010. 
  6. ^ Save Outdoor Sculptures! (1993). "Victor S. Blundon Monument (sculpture)". SOS!. Smithsonian. Retrieved 26 May 2010. 
  7. ^ Glenwood Cemetery. "Notables". Glenwood Cemetery. Retrieved 26 May 2010. 
  8. ^ Save Outdoor Sculptures! (1993). "Benjamin C. Grenup Monument (sculpture)". SOS!. Smithsonian. Retrieved 26 May 2010. 
  9. ^ dcMemorials (2009). "MAYO, Eliza C. monument (ca. 1850) in Glenwood Cemetery in Washington, D.C." dcMemorials. Retrieved 9 June 2010. 
  10. ^ Save Outdoor Sculptures! (1993). "Teresina Vasco Monument (sculpture)". SOS!. Smithsonian. Retrieved 26 May 2010. 
  11. ^ Save Outdoor Sculptures! (1993). "The Progress of the Negro Race (sculpture)". SOS!. Smithsonian. Retrieved 25 May 2010. 
  12. ^ Save Outdoor Sculptures! (1993). "Mary Immaculate Accompanied by Angels (sculpture)". SOS!. Smithsonian. Retrieved 27 May 2010. 
  13. ^ "MARY'S GARDEN". National Council of Catholic Women Honors Mary with Prayer Garden at the National Shrine. National Council of Catholic Women. 2000. Archived from the original on 18 August 2012. Retrieved 28 November 2010. 
  14. ^ Save Outdoor Sculptures! (1993). "Mary, Queen of the Universe (sculpture)". SOS!. Smithsonian. Retrieved 27 May 2010. 
  15. ^ Save Outdoor Sculptures! (1993). "(Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, South Entrance Portal Relief Figures) (sculpture)". SOS!. Smithsonian. Retrieved 30 May 2010. 
  16. ^ Save Outdoor Sculptures! (1993). "(Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, South Entrance Portal Relief Figures) (sculpture)". SOS!. Smithsonian. Retrieved 25 May 2010. 
  17. ^ Save Outdoor Sculptures! (1993). "Six Early Saints (sculpture)". SOS!. Smithsonian. Retrieved 23 May 2010. 
  18. ^ "Nick Fairplay carves statue". Saint Mother Theodore. Sisters of Providence. Retrieved 28 November 2010. 
  19. ^ Save Outdoor Sculptures! (1993). "Split Ritual (sculpture)". SOS!. Smithsonian. Retrieved 29 May 2010. 
  20. ^ Save Outdoor Sculptures! (1993). "Demeter (sculpture)". SOS!. Smithsonian. Retrieved 23 May 2010. 
  21. ^ Save Outdoor Sculptures! (1993). "Armillary Sphere (sculpture)". SOS!. Smithsonian. Retrieved 23 May 2010. 
  22. ^ Save Outdoor Sculptures! (1993). "Edward Miner Gallaudet (sculpture)". SOS!. Smithsonian. Retrieved 26 May 2010. 
  23. ^ Save Outdoor Sculptures! (1993). "Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet (sculpture)". SOS!. Smithsonian. Retrieved 23 May 2010. 
  24. ^ Save Outdoor Sculptures! (1993). "We Are The Light of the World (sculpture)". SOS!. Smithsonian. Retrieved 9 May 2010. 
  25. ^ 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. 
  26. ^ 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.