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Aurora, Colorado: Umi: Half-Woman, Half-Tree

Umi stands 21 feet tall, was sculpted by Daniel Popper, and was unveiled on August 19, 2023. Visitors can stand inside her vine-wrapped belly.

Aurora Highlands Pkwy, Aurora, CO
Northeast edge of the city. From E. 26th Ave. turn north onto Main St., then right onto Aurora Highlands Pkwy. Drive through the traffic circle, and you'll see the sculpture ahead on the left.
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Half-woman, half-tree, Umi stands 21 feet tall and was sculpted by Daniel Popper.

[Beck, 04/16/2024]

Popper has made similar sculptures elsewhere, and has fans among those who visit outdoor gatherings such as the Boom Festival and Electric Daisy Carnival. Despite the sculpture's woody theme, "umi" is Japanese for "ocean."

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