Boulder, Colorado: Topsy-Turvy Roman God (Gone)

Unveiled in Jan. 2016, a 12-foot-tall statue of Bacchus, god of wine and intoxication, was flipped on its head and splattered with acrylic paint. Artist Dmitri Obergfell said it was a statement about political statue-toppling.

Directions:
On the north side of the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, which is on the east side of 13th St. midway between Arapahoe Ave. and Hwy 119/Boulder Canyon Drive.
Status:
Gone

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Topsy-Turvy Roman God

A different statue is now at this location.

[Ryon S., 02/23/2019]

Topsy-Turvy Roman God.

Topsy-Turvy Roman God

He's right where your map says he is, next to the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art. There is also a lovely tea house next door (24 hour notice required for $22 high tea, but other stuff available during daily hours).

Philosophical creek path takes off from his hind end.

[Kathy & Ron - Summer 2018, 06/19/2018]

Titled "Go Home Bacchus."


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