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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.
A Cascade of Books by Frank Eliscu (1912–1996) is a bronze sculptural screen...

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View of the U.S. Capitol Building from above at dusk
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Yellow flowers in front of the Capitol Building
The Architect of the Capitol annually publishes a wide variety of publications...

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Early House of Representatives Chamber (artist representation)
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Art by State: West Virginia

Art by State: West Virginia

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: West Virginia

West Virginia
Art/
Architecture
LocationDescription
Statue

Francis Harrison Pierpont (Governor, “Father of West Virginia”)

Statue

John E. Kenna (Representative, Senator)

State Seal

plaster relief

Last Updated: November 02, 2012