A Cascade of Books by Frank Eliscu (1912–1996) is a bronze sculptural screen that rises five stories above the main entrance to the James Madison Memorial Building of the Library of Congress. Measuring approximately 50 feet high by 35 feet wide, it consists of 98 open books, with some as large as five feet wide.
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Art by State: Colorado

Art by State: Colorado

The listing below groups art, artists and architectural elements by state. This list is a work in progress and is not comprehensive. Select a state from the list to learn more about the elements from that state:

Art by State: Colorado


Dr. Florence Sabin (Educator, Scientist)


House wing

Edward T. Taylor, Chairman, House Committee on Appropriations, 1937-41 (by John C. Johansen)


1st floor Main Hall (extension)

Royal Breche marble (From Canon City)

Base, Walls & Cornice

Principal (2nd) floor

Colorado Yule marble (from Marble)

State Seal

plaster relief

Last Updated: November 13, 2013