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Ballerinas sculpture

Ballerinas sculpture

Public Art: Ballerinas sculpture

Also Known As: The Ballet Dancers sculpture

Sculptor: © Ruth Keller Schweiss

Date Unveiled: 1997

Description: Five, 18-foot ballet dancers are made out of wire mesh, wire fabric and hardware cloth covered by epoxy clay.

Location: The Ballerinas sculpture is located outside the Sheraton Denver Hotel,  1550 Court Place in downtown Denver, Colorado, USA

Artist’s Statement: Ruth Keller Schweiss described the sculptures as “an uplifting spirit in exultation”.

Things you may not know: The Ballerinas are dressed up when Denver celebrates an event or festival. Don’t be surprised to see them wearing football jerseys and orange tutus during the Broncos’ football season.

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