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Art on the Streets' newest installation in downtown Colorado Springs

Fort Collins artist Trace O'Connor lifts his installation "Iscariot" to new heights for the 20th anniversary of Art on the Streets in downtown Colorado Springs Thursday, June 6, 2018. Photos by Christian Murdock

Fort Collins artist Trace O’Connor welds together his installation “Iscariot” before a crane lifted the giant mermaid octopus to the top of the 234 W Colorado Ave. building Thursday, June 7, 2018. The art piece created by recycled metal and wood is part of the 20th anniversary of the Art on the Streets project in downtown Colorado Springs. O’Conner spent about four hours welding the pieces of together before lifting it into place. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Fort Collins artist Trace O’Connor welds together his installation “Iscariot” before a crane lifted the giant mermaid octopus to the top of the 234 W Colorado Ave. building Thursday, June 7, 2018. The art piece created by recycled metal and wood is part of the 20th anniversary of the Art on the Streets project in downtown Colorado Springs. O’Conner spent about four hours welding the pieces of together before lifting it into place. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Fort Collins artist Trace O’Connor welds together his installation “Iscariot” before a crane lifted the giant mermaid octopus to the top of the 234 W Colorado Ave. building Thursday, June 7, 2018. The art piece created by recycled metal and wood is part of the 20th anniversary of the Art on the Streets project in downtown Colorado Springs. O’Conner spent about four hours welding the pieces of together before lifting it into place. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Fort Collins artist Trace O’Connor welds together his installation “Iscariot” before a crane lifted the giant mermaid octopus to the top of the 234 W Colorado Ave. building Thursday, June 7, 2018. The art piece created by recycled metal and wood is part of the 20th anniversary of the Art on the Streets project in downtown Colorado Springs. O’Conner spent about four hours welding the pieces of together before lifting it into place. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Fort Collins artist Trace O’Connor welds together his installation “Iscariot” with the help of volunteers before a crane lifted the giant mermaid octopus to the top of the 234 W Colorado Ave. building Thursday, June 7, 2018. The art piece created by recycled metal and wood is part of the 20th anniversary of the Art on the Streets project in downtown Colorado Springs. O’Conner spent about four hours welding the pieces of together before lifting it into place. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Fort Collins artist Trace O’Connor welds together his installation “Iscariot” with the help of volunteers before a crane lifted the giant mermaid octopus to the top of the 234 W Colorado Ave. building Thursday, June 7, 2018. The art piece created by recycled metal and wood is part of the 20th anniversary of the Art on the Streets project in downtown Colorado Springs. O’Conner spent about four hours welding the pieces of together before lifting it into place. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Fort Collins artist Trace O’Connor welds together his installation “Iscariot” before a crane lifted the giant mermaid octopus to the top of the 234 W Colorado Ave. building Thursday, June 7, 2018. The art piece created by recycled metal and wood is part of the 20th anniversary of the Art on the Streets project in downtown Colorado Springs. O’Conner spent about four hours welding the pieces of together before lifting it into place. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Fort Collins artist Trace O’Connor welds together his installation “Iscariot” before a crane lifted the giant mermaid octopus to the top of the 234 W Colorado Ave. building Thursday, June 7, 2018. The art piece created by recycled metal and wood is part of the 20th anniversary of the Art on the Streets project in downtown Colorado Springs. O’Conner spent about four hours welding the pieces of together before lifting it into place. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Fort Collins artist Trace O’Connor welds together his installation “Iscariot” before a crane lifted the giant mermaid octopus to the top of the 234 W Colorado Ave. building Thursday, June 7, 2018. The art piece created by recycled metal and wood is part of the 20th anniversary of the Art on the Streets project in downtown Colorado Springs. O’Conner spent about four hours welding the pieces of together before lifting it into place. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Fort Collins artist Trace O’Connor welds together his installation “Iscariot” before a crane lifted the giant mermaid octopus to the top of the 234 W Colorado Ave. building Thursday, June 7, 2018. The art piece created by recycled metal and wood is part of the 20th anniversary of the Art on the Streets project in downtown Colorado Springs. O’Conner spent about four hours welding the pieces of together before lifting it into place. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Fort Collins artist Trace O’Connor welds together his installation “Iscariot” before a crane lifted the giant mermaid octopus to the top of the 234 W Colorado Ave. building Thursday, June 7, 2018. The art piece created by recycled metal and wood is part of the 20th anniversary of the Art on the Streets project in downtown Colorado Springs. O’Conner spent about four hours welding the pieces of together before lifting it into place. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Fort Collins artist Trace O’Connor welds together his installation “Iscariot” before a crane lifted the giant mermaid octopus to the top of the 234 W Colorado Ave. building Thursday, June 7, 2018. The art piece created by recycled metal and wood is part of the 20th anniversary of the Art on the Streets project in downtown Colorado Springs. O’Conner spent about four hours welding the pieces of together before lifting it into place. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Fort Collins artist Trace O’Connor welds together his installation “Iscariot” with the help volunteers before a crane lifted the giant mermaid octopus to the top of the 234 W Colorado Ave. building Thursday, June 7, 2018. The art piece created by recycled metal and wood is part of the 20th anniversary of the Art on the Streets project in downtown Colorado Springs. O’Conner spent about four hours welding the pieces of together before lifting it into place. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Fort Collins artist Trace O’Connor welds together his installation “Iscariot” with the help volunteers before a crane lifted the giant mermaid octopus to the top of the 234 W Colorado Ave. building Thursday, June 7, 2018. The art piece created by recycled metal and wood is part of the 20th anniversary of the Art on the Streets project in downtown Colorado Springs. O’Conner spent about four hours welding the pieces of together before lifting it into place. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Fort Collins artist Trace O’Connor welds together his installation “Iscariot” before a crane lifted the giant mermaid octopus to the top of the 234 W Colorado Ave. building Thursday, June 7, 2018. The art piece created by recycled metal and wood is part of the 20th anniversary of the Art on the Streets project in downtown Colorado Springs. O’Conner spent about four hours welding the pieces of together before lifting it into place. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Fort Collins artist Trace O’Connor welds together his installation “Iscariot” before a crane lifted the giant mermaid octopus to the top of the 234 W Colorado Ave. building Thursday, June 7, 2018. The art piece created by recycled metal and wood is part of the 20th anniversary of the Art on the Streets project in downtown Colorado Springs. O’Conner spent about four hours welding the pieces of together before lifting it into place. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Fort Collins artist Trace O’Connor welds together his installation “Iscariot” before a crane lifted the giant mermaid octopus to the top of the 234 W Colorado Ave. building Thursday, June 7, 2018. The art piece created by recycled metal and wood is part of the 20th anniversary of the Art on the Streets project in downtown Colorado Springs. O’Conner spent about four hours welding the pieces of together before lifting it into place. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Fort Collins artist Trace O’Connor welds together his installation “Iscariot” before a crane lifted the giant mermaid octopus to the top of the 234 W Colorado Ave. building Thursday, June 7, 2018. The art piece created by recycled metal and wood is part of the 20th anniversary of the Art on the Streets project in downtown Colorado Springs. O’Conner spent about four hours welding the pieces of together before lifting it into place. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Fort Collins artist Trace O’Connor prepares to lift his installation “Iscariot” to the top of the 234 W Colorado Ave. building Thursday, June 7, 2018. The art piece created by recycled metal and wood is part of the 20th anniversary of the Art on the Streets project in downtown Colorado Springs. O’Conner spent about four hours welding the pieces of together before lifting it into place. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Fort Collins artist Trace O’Connor prepares to lift his installation “Iscariot” to the top of the 234 W Colorado Ave. building Thursday, June 7, 2018. The art piece created by recycled metal and wood is part of the 20th anniversary of the Art on the Streets project in downtown Colorado Springs. O’Conner spent about four hours welding the pieces of together before lifting it into place. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Fort Collins artist Trace O’Connor’s installation “Iscariot,” a giant mermaid octopus, is lifted with a crane to the top of the 234 W Colorado Ave. building Thursday, June 7, 2018. The art piece created by recycled metal and wood is part of the 20th anniversary of the Art on the Streets project in downtown Colorado Springs. O’Conner spent about four hours welding the pieces of together before lifting it into place. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Fort Collins artist Trace O’Connor’s installation “Iscariot,” a giant mermaid octopus, is lifted with a crane to the top of the 234 W Colorado Ave. building Thursday, June 7, 2018. The art piece created by recycled metal and wood is part of the 20th anniversary of the Art on the Streets project in downtown Colorado Springs. O’Conner spent about four hours welding the pieces of together before lifting it into place. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Fort Collins artist Trace O’Connor’s installation “Iscariot,” a giant mermaid octopus, is lifted with a crane to the top of the 234 W Colorado Ave. building Thursday, June 7, 2018. The art piece created by recycled metal and wood is part of the 20th anniversary of the Art on the Streets project in downtown Colorado Springs. O’Conner spent about four hours welding the pieces of together before lifting it into place. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Fort Collins artist Trace O’Connor’s installation “Iscariot,” a giant mermaid octopus, is lifted with a crane to the top of the 234 W Colorado Ave. building Thursday, June 7, 2018. The art piece created by recycled metal and wood is part of the 20th anniversary of the Art on the Streets project in downtown Colorado Springs. O’Conner spent about four hours welding the pieces of together before lifting it into place. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK

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Fort Collins artist Trace O’Connor’s installation “Iscariot,” a giant mermaid octopus, is lifted with a crane to the top of the 234 W Colorado Ave. building Thursday, June 7, 2018. The art piece created by recycled metal and wood is part of the 20th anniversary of the Art on the Streets project in downtown Colorado Springs. O’Conner spent about four hours welding the pieces of together before lifting it into place. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Fort Collins artist Trace O’Connor’s installation “Iscariot,” a giant mermaid octopus, is lifted with a crane to the top of the 234 W Colorado Ave. building Thursday, June 7, 2018. The art piece created by recycled metal and wood is part of the 20th anniversary of the Art on the Streets project in downtown Colorado Springs. O’Conner spent about four hours welding the pieces of together before lifting it into place. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Fort Collins artist Trace O’Connor attaches the hair of his installation “Iscariot” in place after a crane lifted the giant mermaid octopus to the top of the 234 W Colorado Ave. building Thursday, June 7, 2018. The art piece created by recycled metal and wood is part of the 20th anniversary of the Art on the Streets project in downtown Colorado Springs. O’Conner spent about four hours welding the pieces of together before lifting it into place. See gazette.com for a photo gallery.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Fort Collins artist Trace O’Connor attaches the hair of his installation “Iscariot” in place after a crane lifted the giant mermaid octopus to the top of the 234 W Colorado Ave. building Thursday, June 7, 2018. The art piece created by recycled metal and wood is part of the 20th anniversary of the Art on the Streets project in downtown Colorado Springs. O’Conner spent about four hours welding the pieces of together before lifting it into place. See gazette.com for a photo gallery. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Fort Collins artist Trace O’Connor’s installation “Iscariot,” a giant mermaid octopus, is lifted with a crane to the top of the 234 W Colorado Ave. building Thursday, June 7, 2018. The art piece created by recycled metal and wood is part of the 20th anniversary of the Art on the Streets project in downtown Colorado Springs. O’Conner spent about four hours welding the pieces of together before lifting it into place. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Fort Collins artist Trace O’Connor’s installation “Iscariot,” a giant mermaid octopus, is lifted with a crane to the top of the 234 W Colorado Ave. building Thursday, June 7, 2018. The art piece created by recycled metal and wood is part of the 20th anniversary of the Art on the Streets project in downtown Colorado Springs. O’Conner spent about four hours welding the pieces of together before lifting it into place. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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