DIA Blue Mustang only the third most bizarre piece of public art in USA? Really? (PHOTOS)
5. Broadway Dance Steps, Seattle, Washington A feature of the Capitol Hill neighborhood in Seattle, the footprints are numbered as a way of encouraging passersby to foxtrot, etc. Cute. Quaint. Charming. But bizarre? Seriously?
4. SunFlowers, Austin, Texas These metallic flowers, planted in what's known as the "Electric Garden," are actually photovoltaic sculptures that glow at night thanks to stored solar power. It's an impressively green concept, well-executed. But again, "bizarre" is the wrong descriptor.
3. Blue Mustang, Denver, Colorado Now we're talking! This shot of the late Luis Jimenez's creation was distributed by Denver International Airport a couple of years ago as a way of attracting people to the facility, prompting our accurately headlined post "DIA's promo photo kicks ass of all other airport promo photos." Page down to see the two displays Yahoo! considers more bizarre than this.
2. Bus Home, Ventura, California Artist Dennis Oppenheim's 36-foot-high sculpture depicts a bus magically transforming into a house after a loop-de-loop or two. It's an entertainingly nutty notion, of which Venutrans should be proud. But our Blue Mustang stomps it into the dust.
1. Crown Fountain, Chicago, Illinois Okay, I'm willing to concede that this video sculpture, in which images of Chicagoans are made to look like giant spitting champions, gives the Blue Mustang a run for its money. How about a tie for first?
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