Denver, Colorado: Big Sweep - Dust Pan and Broom Sculpture

35-feet-tall piece of public art. The big wads of paper being swept are a nice touch.
Address:
100 W 14th Ave., Denver, CO
Directions:
On 13th Ave. between Broadway and Bannock.
Phone:
720-865-5000
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Broom and dust pan.

Giant Broom and Dustpan

The Giant Broom and Dust Pan are located outside the Denver Art Museum.

[AM DeHart, 07/25/2017]

Cossje van Bruggen's and Claes Oldenburg's "Big Sweep" delivers a timeless message through Art. Clean up your mess!

Dust Pan and Broom sculpture.

Big Sweep - Dust Pan and Broom Sculpture

This dust pan and broom are located at the Denver Art Museum Fredrick C. Hamilton building.

[Joe Boulter, 10/09/2007]

The 35-ft. tall metal sculpture, entitled "Big Sweep," is the work of -- who else? -- Cossje van Bruggen and Claes Oldenburg, of Big Stamp and Big Other Things fame. Commissioned by the museum, completed in 2004, and installed in 2006.

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