The Denver Airport Murals are two murals on permanent display at the Denver International Airport. As a collection the murals are titled “In Peace and Harmony With Nature.” The larger two-piece mural is titled “A Hopeful Future in which Humanity Rehabilitates the Environment” and the smaller two-piece mural is called “The Present State of the Environment.” The murals are designed to depict the current state of the world and contrast this with a better future. The controversial nature of the artwork has led to many conspiracy theories related to the New World Order and Freemasons. They have also attracted other criticism for some of the more graphic portions of the paintings and some of these portions have been removed. Let’s take a look at who painted these controversial murals.
Who painted the Denver Airport Murals?
The Denver Airport Murals were painted by artist Leo Tanguma. He began work on the murals in 1993 and they were completed for the airport opening in 1995. He was also assisted by a number of local artists and his daughter Leticia Tanguma.
Did you know?
The artist released a statement refuting the claims made by the conspiracy theorists and explaining his background, the meaning behind his work and the history of his development as an artist.