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The Rosa Parks bronze statue weighs 600 pounds and the granite pedestal, partially hollowed out inside, weighs 2,100 pounds. The pedestal is made of Raven Black granite and inscribed simply with her name and life dates, “Rosa Parks/1913–2005.
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Art by State: New Mexico

Art by State: New Mexico

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: New Mexico

New Mexico
Art/
Architecture
LocationDescription
Statue

Senate wing, 2nd Floor

Dennis Chavez (Representative, Senator)

Statue

Po’pay (Tribal & Religious Leader)

Painting

Senate wing

Fort Defiance, New Mexico, now Arizona (by Seth Eastman)

State Seal

President’s Room

ceiling mural (by Constantino Brumidi)

State Seal

painted plaster (cast from orig. stained glass by Johannes Adam Oertel)

Artist

Jimilu Mason
b. Las Cruces, New Mexico
Marble busts of Lyndon Baines Johnson and artist Constantino Brumidi

Last Updated: November 13, 2013