A 12-foot (4-meter) sculpture of Albert Einstein is seated on a bench in front of the National Academy of Sciences. The ... More
Albert Einstein Memorial
A 12-foot (4-meter) sculpture of Albert Einstein is seated on a bench in front of the National Academy of Sciences. The sculpture, by Robert Berk, is done in the same style as the artist's famous bust of President John F. Kennedy, located in the Kennedy Center . The Academy of Sciences often features free art exhibits on both science related and non-science related topics.
When it was unveiled in 1982, nothing but controversy met the design of Vietnam Veterans Memorial to the 58,000 Americans
who died in the Vietnam War or remain missing in action. Maya Ying Lin may have been no more ...
Located at the west end of the National Mall, the Lincoln Memorial is a principal landmark of the city. It
offers magnificent views of the city from several vantage points. Daniel Chester French's 19 foot (5.7 meter) statue of ...
Designed by John Russell Pope, this Roman style monument to Thomas Jefferson, the nation's third president and author of the
Declaration of Independence, is elegant and simple. Jefferson's 19 foot statue stands within, surrounded by some of his most ...