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Smithsonian Art Inventory Sculptures
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The Smithsonian Art Inventory includes over 400,000 works of art, including paintings and sculptures. This category is looking ONLY for outdoor public sculptures. This encompasses many sculpture types including monuments, mounted art, statues, abstract and realistic sculptures.
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Image for World War I - Doughboy - Wheaton, Illinoisview gallery

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Smithsonian Art Inventory SculpturesWorld War I - Doughboy - Wheaton, Illinois

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Doughboy statue known as "Over the Top to Victory" was originally dedicated on Armistice Day, November 11, 1929 and is located in Memorial Park, Wheaton, Illinois.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 10/21/2009

last visited: never

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Smithsonian Art Inventory SculpturesThe Spirit of the American Doughboy - Naperville, Illinois

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This Doughboy statue is located in Naperville's Burlington Square Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 10/21/2009

last visited: 3/23/2018

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Smithsonian Art Inventory SculpturesLouis Hippach Family Chapel - Oakbrook Terrace, IL

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A chapel built as a memorial to the parents of Louis Hippach, with sculpture by Richard W. Bock, a Chicago area sculptor and collaborator with Frank Lloyd Wright.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 6/27/2011

last visited: never

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Smithsonian Art Inventory SculpturesEnergy Form - Oak Brook, IL

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A large marble sculpture in two pieces, located behind Hamburger University on the McDonalds Corporate campus.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 11/6/2009

last visited: never

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Smithsonian Art Inventory SculpturesRoots and Wings - Oak Brook, IL

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Tall sculpture with two wings extended out from the top, in Partners Park on the McDonald's office campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/6/2009

last visited: never

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Smithsonian Art Inventory SculpturesContinuity - Oak Brook, IL

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Gray circular granite sculpture located behind the offices for McDonalds Corporation on the campus for Hamburger University and The Lodge Hotel.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/6/2009

last visited: never

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Smithsonian Art Inventory SculpturesTractricious - Fermilab, Batavia, IL

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Abstract sculpture composed of 16 outer stainless steel tubes, made from scrap cryostat tubes from Tevatron magnets, and 16 similar inner pipes from old well casings.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 8/24/2011

last visited: never

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Smithsonian Art Inventory SculpturesHyperbolic Obelisk - Fermilab, Batavia, IL

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A narrow, upright column, which flares out at the top and bottom, and narrows in the center. It is constructed of three fabricated steel plates (each 1/4 in. thick) joined together at all edges. Work is sited in middle of reflecting pond.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 8/25/2011

last visited: never

Image for Mobius Strip - Fermilab, Batavia, ILview gallery

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Smithsonian Art Inventory SculpturesMobius Strip - Fermilab, Batavia, IL

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A Mobius strip built of 3 x 5 in. stainless steel cords, spot-welded on a tubular steel form.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 8/25/2011

last visited: never

Image for Soaring - Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside, ILview gallery

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Smithsonian Art Inventory SculpturesSoaring - Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside, IL

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A "butterfly" cross made with two pieces of metal bent to form the wings of a butterfly. The two pieces are joined together where they bend, one atop the other, to form a cross.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 6/27/2011

last visited: never

Image for Broken Symmetry - Fermilab, Batavia, ILview gallery

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Smithsonian Art Inventory SculpturesBroken Symmetry - Fermilab, Batavia, IL

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Straddles the Pine Street entrance, near Kirk Road. 42,000 pounds-21 tons. It rises 50 feet above the road at its apex.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 10/20/2009

last visited: 7/27/2011

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Smithsonian Art Inventory SculpturesViking Ship - Geneva, IL

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A major attraction when it arrived at the 1893 Chicago World's Fair. Now located in Good Templar Park and beginning a restoration after a recent preservation grant and rechristened "The Raven."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 10/21/2009

last visited: 7/5/2015

Image for Soldiers and Sailors Monument - Geneva, Illinoisview gallery

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Smithsonian Art Inventory SculpturesSoldiers and Sailors Monument - Geneva, Illinois

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Monument is located in front of the old Kane County Courthouse in Geneva, IL

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 10/21/2009

last visited: 7/5/2015

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Smithsonian Art Inventory SculpturesCivil War Soldier - Batavia, Illinois

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Civil War Memorial also known as the Newton War Memorial located in West Batavia Cemetery, Batavia, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 10/21/2009

last visited: never

Image for Enter Into His Gates with Thanksgiving - La Grange, ILview gallery

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Smithsonian Art Inventory SculpturesEnter Into His Gates with Thanksgiving - La Grange, IL

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A bronze relief over the Elm Street entrance to the First Presbyterian Church, depicts a standing figure of Christ with his arms out by his side.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/5/2009

last visited: never

Image for Waltersdorf (sic) Monument - Forest Home Cemetery, Forest Park, ILview gallery

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Smithsonian Art Inventory SculpturesWaltersdorf (sic) Monument - Forest Home Cemetery, Forest Park, IL

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The monument created for the family cemetery plot of architect Walter Waltersdorf (sic) consists of a large slab of pink granite, covering four lots, with four headstones slightly raised.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/27/2013

last visited: never

Image for Haymarket Martyrs' Monument - Forest Home Cemetery, Forest Home, ILview gallery

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Smithsonian Art Inventory SculpturesHaymarket Martyrs' Monument - Forest Home Cemetery, Forest Home, IL

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A tall granite shaft and two bronze figures - a woman representing Justice holding a crown of laurels over the head of a fallen worker dressed in overalls.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/27/2013

last visited: never

Image for Showmen's Rest - Woodlawn Cemetery, Forest Park, ILview gallery

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Smithsonian Art Inventory SculpturesShowmen's Rest - Woodlawn Cemetery, Forest Park, IL

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A rectangular plot with a small elephant set at each corner, and a larger elephant set in the center on one side. The elephants are all similarly posed with their trunks down, to symbolize mourning, and their proper right front leg set up on a ball.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 2/24/2010

last visited: never

Image for Not by Might Nor by Power But by My Spirit Saith the Lord of Hosts - River Forest, ILview gallery

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Smithsonian Art Inventory SculpturesNot by Might Nor by Power But by My Spirit Saith the Lord of Hosts - River Forest, IL

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The spirit of Judaism is depicted as a supernatural being with a flamelike head and four eyes. The being holds aloft the tablets of the Ten Commandments, and rises above the symbolic creature described in JOB 40 as the earth-bound behemoth.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 10/16/2010

last visited: never

Image for The Boulder - Oak Park, ILview gallery

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Smithsonian Art Inventory SculpturesThe Boulder - Oak Park, IL

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Designed for the projecting pier(s) alongside the entrance to the Frank Lloyd Wright studio this sculpture depicts a figure of a crouching man emerging out of a boulder.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 11/11/2009

last visited: never

Image for Stork Pilasters - Oak Park, ILview gallery

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Smithsonian Art Inventory SculpturesStork Pilasters - Oak Park, IL

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The pilasters at the entrance to Frank Lloyd Wright's Oak Park studio are adorned with reliefs depicting storks standing among foliage beside a scroll inscribed with an architectural plan.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 11/11/2009

last visited: 5/18/2010

Image for Oak Park - River Forest War Memorial - Oak Park, ILview gallery

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Smithsonian Art Inventory SculpturesOak Park - River Forest War Memorial - Oak Park, IL

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This monument in Scoville Park, was dedicated on Armistice (now Veteran's) Day, November 11, 1925, with Vice President C.G. Dawes and General Pershing in attendance. This bronze and granite memorial was designed by Gilbert P. Riswold.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 10/23/2009

last visited: 12/9/2011

Image for Oak Park, River Forest Fountain - Oak Park, ILview gallery

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Smithsonian Art Inventory SculpturesOak Park, River Forest Fountain - Oak Park, IL

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The rebuilt drinking fountain consists of a concrete shaft with square fountain opening in the center and flower box on top. There is a small relief panel on each face of the center shaft and two small reliefs panels on the inside of center opening.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 5/30/2013

last visited: never

Image for Veterans of World War I - Chicago, ILview gallery

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Smithsonian Art Inventory SculpturesVeterans of World War I - Chicago, IL

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A bronze plaque on the front of a stone boulder in front of the field house at Rutherford-Sayre Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 12/11/2009

last visited: 6/9/2008

Image for Lincoln the Friendly Neighbor -Berwyn, ILview gallery

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Smithsonian Art Inventory SculpturesLincoln the Friendly Neighbor -Berwyn, IL

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Abraham Lincoln bronze sculpture created by Avard T. Fairbanks. Shows Lincoln walking with a boy and girl on either side of him. A dog sits at the proper right of the boy.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 10/22/2009

last visited: never

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