The artwork has been vandalized at least "half a dozen times," says Conservancy Executive Director Scott Robson, but now it is a "complete loss."
Denver Public Art
Things are constantly happening to public art: something gets tagged with graffiti, hit by a car or a lightbulb burns out.
The Denver painting depicts 12 diverse faces. Artist Emanuel Martinez hopes it inspires people to come together.
Selection process draws debate among local artists for the city-funded program that receives a budget of $1 million annually.