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Art by State: Oklahoma

Art by State: Oklahoma

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: Oklahoma

Oklahoma
Art/
Architecture
LocationDescription
Statue

Sequoya (invented Cherokee alphabet)

Statue

House Connecting Corridor (2nd floor)

Will Rogers (Humorist)

Portrait

Speaker's Lobby, House wing, 2nd floor

Carl B. Albert, Speaker (by Charles B. Wilson)

State Seal

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

Artist

Senate wing

Yolande Jacobson

b. Norman, Oklahoma

Statue of Patrick A. McCarran

Last Updated: November 13, 2013