Reader: Visitors to Denver think "Mustang" cheers on the Broncos!
"Mustang," Luis Jimenez's giant blue horse with the glowing red eyes, was installed outside of Denver International Airport on February 11, 2008. Neigh-sayers started complaining almost immediately, demanding that the city put the horse out to pasture. But city officials responded that according to Denver public-art policy, a piece had to be in place for five years before there could be any consideration of moving it.
Now that five-year mark is coming up, as this week's Westword cover story reveals. But in the meantime, many Denver residents have grown to love the horse. And everyone has something to say about it.
- After five years, is it time for "Mustang" to mosey on?
- An ode to DIA's beleaguered blue horse
- Ten other notable pieces of public art in Colorado
Like this comment from Rachel:
Family members coming from DIA always say "Wow, you guys REALLY love the Broncos." Keep it.
How do you feel about "Mustang"? Post your thoughts below, or join the Blucifer conversation already under way here.