Art Genres List of Famous Monument Sculptures

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List of the most famous monument sculptures in the world, listed alphabetically with pictures of the art when available. The popular monument sculptures on this list are considered to be some of the most recognizable works of art on the planet, so save yourself a trip to the museum and check out this artwork from the comfort of your own home. monument is an extremely important genre in the art world, so it's no surprise that some of the most recognizable fall under the monument genre. You can find additional information about these well-known sculptures by clicking on the names of the pieces.

Examples of items on this list include Robert Gould Shaw and the Fifty-fourth Regiment and Abraham Lincoln: The Man

This list answers the questions, "What are examples of monument sculptures?" and "What are the most famous monument sculptures?"
Albert Einstein Memorial is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Monument Sculptures
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The Albert Einstein Memorial is a monumental bronze statue depicting Albert Einstein seated with manuscript papers in hand by sculptor Robert Berks. It is located in central Washington, D.C., United States, in a grove of trees at the southwest corner of the grounds of the National Academy of Sciences at 2101 Constitution Avenue N.W., near the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. ...more on Wikipedia

Artist: Robert Berks

Subject: Albert Einstein

Genres (Art): Monument

Art Form: Sculpture

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General George Henry Thomas Mo... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Monument Sculptures
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General George Henry Thomas Monument

General George Henry Thomas Monument (1878) is a statue by American sculptor John Quincy Adams Ward. ...more on Wikipedia

Artist: John Quincy Adams Ward

Subject: George Henry Thomas

Genres (Art): Monument

Art Form: Sculpture

Grey's Monument is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Monument Sculptures
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Grey's Monument

Grey's Monument is a Grade I listed monument to Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey built in 1838 in the centre of Newcastle upon Tyne, England. It was erected to acclaim Earl Grey for the passing of the Great Reform Act of 1832 and stands at the head of Grey Street. It consists of a statue of Lord Grey standing atop a 130 feet high column. The column was designed by local architects John and Benjamin Green, and the statue was created by the sculptor Edward Hodges Baily. In 1941, during World War II, the head of the statue was knocked off by a bolt of lightning. In 1947, sculptor Roger Hedley created a new head based on the preserved fragments of the original. The monument lends its name to Monument ...more on Wikipedia

Artist: Edward Hodges Baily

Subject: Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey

Genres (Art): Monument

Art Form: Sculpture

James A. Garfield Monument is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Monument Sculptures
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James A. Garfield Monument

The James A. Garfield Monument stands on the grounds of the United States Capitol in the circle at First Street, S.W., and Maryland Avenue, Washington, D.C. It is a memorial to President James A. Garfield, elected in 1880 and assassinated in 1881 after serving only four months of his term, by a disgruntled office-seeker named Charles J. Guiteau. The monument, sculpted by John Quincy Adams Ward and cast by The Henry-Bonnard Co. of New York, with a pedestal designed by Richard Morris Hunt, is an outstanding example of American Beaux-Arts sculpture. It was unveiled on May 12, 1887. Today it stands as part of a three-part sculptural group near the Capitol Reflecting Pool including the Peace ...more on Wikipedia

Artist: John Quincy Adams Ward

Subject: James A. Garfield

Genres (Art): Monument

Art Form: Sculpture