16 Sculptures to explore in United States
Third largest and third most populous country in the world. Size-wise, it is almost as large as the continent of Europe.
The big blue bear has become an iconic symbol of Denver, a 40-foot, three-story bright blue bear standing outside the Colorado Convention Center staring in through the soaring front windows.The piece was installed at a cost of US$424,400, and was immediately popular with both the public and art community.
Sometimes referred to as the Wall Street Bull or the Bowling Green Bull, is a bronze sculpture that stands on Broadway just north of Bowling Green in the Financial District of Manhattan, New York City. Charging Bull is a popular tourist destination that draws thousands of people a day, symbolizing Wall Street and the Financial District.
Art museum on the campus of Stanford University. The museum first opened in 1894 and now consists of over 130,000 square feet of exhibition space, including sculpture gardens. The museum is open to the public and charges no admission.
The Madonna of the Trail is a statue commemorating the women who blazed the trails westward across America. It stands 12 feet tall and depicts a woman leading her two children westward. The statue is located in Prowers County, Colorado, and is one of many replicas that can be found across the United States. The statue represents the courage and determination of the pioneer women who helped settle the American West.
With an area of 526 acres (213 ha), Prospect Park is the second-largest public park in Brooklyn. Main attractions of the park include the 90-acre (36 ha) Long Meadow; the Picnic House; Litchfield Villa; Prospect Park Zoo; the Boathouse; Concert Grove; Brooklyn's only lake, covering 60 acres (24 ha); and the Prospect Park Bandshell that hosts free outdoor concerts in the summertime. The park also has sports facilities.
Puʻukoholā Heiau National Historic Site is a United States National Historic Site located on the northwestern coast of the island of Hawaiʻi. The site preserves the National Historic Landmark ruins of the last major Ancient Hawaiian temple, and other historic sites.
This is a large-scale assemblage sculpture by Chris Burden located at the Wilshire Boulevard entrance to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. The 2008 installation consists of restored street lamps from the 1920s and 1930s. Most of them once lit the streets of Southern California.
The Statue of Liberty is a colossal neoclassical sculpture on Liberty Island in New York Harbor in New York, in the United States. The statue is a figure of Libertas, a robed Roman liberty goddess. The copper statue, a gift from the people of France to the people of the United States, was designed by French sculptor Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi.
The Hall of Fame for Great Americans is an outdoor sculpture gallery located on the grounds of Bronx Community College in the Bronx, New York City.The memorial structure is an open-air colonnade, 630 feet in length with space for 102 bronze sculptures, designed in the neoclassical style by architect Stanford White.
A bronze sculpture by Robert Glen, that decorates Williams Square in Las Colinas in Irving, Texas. The sculpture commemorates the wild mustangs that were historically important inhabitants of much of Texas, running through a watercourse, with fountains giving the effect of water splashed by the animals' hooves.
It is a permanent memorial honouring the 274 Staten Island residents killed in the September 11 attacks of 2001 and in the 1993 World Trade Center bombing. Each Staten Island victim is honoured with a 9-by-11-inch (23 cm × 28 cm) granite plaque bearing their name, birth date, and place of work on September 11, 2001, as well as their profile in silhouette.
A collection of 17 interconnected sculptural towers, architectural structures, and individual sculptural features and mosaics within the site of the artist's original residential property. The entire site of towers, structures, sculptures, pavement and walls were designed and built solely by Sabato ("Simon") Rodia (1879–1965), an Italian immigrant construction worker and tile mason, over a period of 33 years from 1921 to 1954.