Reader: Big Blue Bear and the dancing stick figures should go!

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Just in time for Denver's closeup in the international press, "I See What You Mean," aka the Big Blue Bear, has gotten a facelift. But by simply sprucing up the sculpture outside of the Colorado Convention Center, Denver missed a bet. So last week, we offered up several more meaningful makeovers for the Big Blue Bear...a few of them very timely. See also: - Six ways the Big Blue Bear could make over his image. - Art attack? The Big Blue Bear needs a big blue bathroom

Says Nichaela:

Tear that gruesome eyesore down, right along with the dancing stick figures located a block away.

Adds Vicki:

This is the very first time I've enjoyed a peek at that damn bear.

How do you like "I See What You Mean," aka the Big Blue Bear? What's the best public art in Denver? The worst?

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