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See The Surreal Murals Of Duct Work While You Can - They Are Doomed

October 27th, 2016

 See The Surreal Murals Of Duct Work While You Can - They Are Doomed

One of the reasons that people in this post-postmodern world respond so passionately to outdoor art is its impermanence. It will not be there forever, reminding us of our own fleeting existence. And 'Duct Work, a massive mural project just completed in the viaduct space under I-70 at 46th Avenue and York Street, is definitely doomed: When the I-70 expansion project finally starts, the art will go. In the meantime, it's reinvigorated a unique urban spot in Denver.


"We want to make sure we get the whole viaduct painted eventually, so we're going to have lots of chances for more artists," says project organizer Kendall Peterson of CIG, who worked with the Colorado Department of Transportation as well as Urban Arts Fund chair Mary Valdez and Morgan Hartley of the North Denver Cornerstone Collaborative to create this massive urban-art project.

Both Peterson and Valdez have been working on getting local artists bigger and better-paying gigs every year. To find the...