Art is all around Durango

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Art is all around Durango

Public displays, now worth $1M, have proliferated over the years
Carol Martin, left, with the Public Art Commission, said volunteers clean and wax the city’s 32 bronze statues once a year to protect their finish. Here Martin and Bella Bussian, 16, daughter of Elizabeth and Erich Bussian, work on “Hard Rockers” by Clyde Doney in Santa Rita Park.
“Puck,” by Elizabeth MacQueen, 1984, on East Second Avenue. Durango’s Public Art Collection recently was appraised at more than $1 million.
“Puck” Elizabeth MacQueen, 1984, on East Second Avenue.
“Mudra” Elizabeth MacQueen, 1984, on East Second Avenue.
“Whinney and Friends” Joyce Parkerson, 1992, near the train depot.
“Past, Present, Future” Bryan Saren, steel and copper, 2006, at City Hall.
“Radiant Cat” by Claudia DeLong can be found at The Durango Herald building.
“Trout Wall” A community-based public artwork from The Arts Collaborative, 2007, Animas River Trial’s Main Avenue underpass.
“Daisy & The Bee,” located in Rotary Park, is available for purchase; contact the city of Durango.

Art is all around Durango

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Carol Martin, left, with the Public Art Commission, said volunteers clean and wax the city’s 32 bronze statues once a year to protect their finish. Here Martin and Bella Bussian, 16, daughter of Elizabeth and Erich Bussian, work on “Hard Rockers” by Clyde Doney in Santa Rita Park.
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“Puck,” by Elizabeth MacQueen, 1984, on East Second Avenue. Durango’s Public Art Collection recently was appraised at more than $1 million.
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“Puck” Elizabeth MacQueen, 1984, on East Second Avenue.
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“Mudra” Elizabeth MacQueen, 1984, on East Second Avenue.
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“Whinney and Friends” Joyce Parkerson, 1992, near the train depot.
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“Past, Present, Future” Bryan Saren, steel and copper, 2006, at City Hall.
Purchase
“Radiant Cat” by Claudia DeLong can be found at The Durango Herald building.
Purchase
“Trout Wall” A community-based public artwork from The Arts Collaborative, 2007, Animas River Trial’s Main Avenue underpass.
“Daisy & The Bee,” located in Rotary Park, is available for purchase; contact the city of Durango.
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