Five artists transform alleyways along Denver’s 16th Street Mall into site-specific, sculptural art installations.
MONUMENTAL highlights five artworks by local, national, and international artists, illuminating various interpretations of the relationship between monuments and our community, national identity, and changing world.
A triptych of billboards by artist-run collective For Freedoms that depict three interpretations of a town hall meeting portrayed in Norman Rockwell’s iconic 1943 'Freedom of Speech' painting.
Monument for the 308 is a 24-foot-tall sculpture by German artist Andreas Greiner that resembles a dinosaur skeleton in a natural history museum. However, the animal depicted is a common Ross 308 broiler chicken and is not extinct like its prehistoric ancestor, the Archaeopteryx.
On view at Black Cube’s newly opened headquarters (BCHQ), The Fulfillment Center presents commissioned artworks that respond to the hidden aspects of ecommerce logistics.
Mexico City-based artist, Anuar Maauad, creates a series of 100 small-scale, bronze, sculptural text installations that read “To share is precious, pure, and fair.” installed onto the exterior of buildings throughout Denver.
If once we ever were is a sculpture and temporary monument to our city by Denver-based artist Jaime Carrejo. This sculpture is the last of three artworks installed atop this concrete plinth, as part of a project called Temporary Monuments to Denver.