Arts and Culture

Six ways the Big Blue Bear could make over his image

Since 2005, "I See What You Mean," arguably Denver's most beloved piece of public art, has been photographed, imitated and miniaturized. The sculpture outside of the Colorado Convention Center, nicknamed the Big Blue Bear, has been laughed at, loved, lingered over, tagged with a yarn-made ball and chain and pranked with a Big Blue Piece of Poop. It's even lent its name to a food truck and a new garden.

And after seven years, Big Blue is getting a bit of a facelift. But will it go far enough?

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