The nation’s first monument created to showcase remarkable women of Virginia now stands on Capitol Square. Hundreds watched the unveiling Monday of “The Virginia Women’s Monument,” which features seven statues honoring women from different parts of the Commonwealth.
Artist Kehinde Wiley’s monumental statue “Rumors of War” was unveiled in Times Square on Friday. The statue is Wiley’s response to the Confederate sculptures scattered throughout the South, especially in Richmond, Virginia.
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