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In February of 1995 The Denver International Airport DIAfinally opened their doors after a two year delay and anadjustment of cost from 15 to 52 billion before it wasfinished It is the third largest and is considered one of themost efficient spacious and technologically advanced airportsin the world DIA is not only notable for its reputation inadvancement but also for the art program which is a pervasivepart of the new airport With a budget of more than7 millionDIAs art program grew into the largest single-facilitypublic-art program in the nationMaher 2007 Adorned on thewalls and exhibits throughout the airport is a plethra ofvarious and diverse artists work that were selected by acommittee of public officials community members and workingartists One Chicano muralist Leo Tanguma known for paintingcontroversal and to some even offensive images was one ofthe artists commissioned by the DIA for 100000 to paint onemural but once he got started ended up covering four walls withtwo two-part murals in the bagage claim area Maher 2007 Themurals Tanguma paints are a beautiful compilation of beliefssocial injustices hope and an outlet to express thecommunities feelings on such matters which inand of itselfclearly shows the political as well as artistic value hisartwork holds and therefore could not be considered obscenehowever there is one mural titled The Children of the WorldDream of Peacethat does meet the criteria of indecentmaterials which would be grounds for removal from its verypublic location inside the Denver International AirportAcording to the US Supreme court indecent materials aredefined as those which show non-conformance with acceptedstandards of moralitySilver The main focus is a scimitar orlarge curved sword stabbing a dove that a giant solder wearinga gas mask and carrying a bayonett is weilding above a group ofchildren in very brights colors sleeping on a pile of bricksnext to a pale sickly colored never-ending line of weepingmothers carrying their dead babies Down in the right handcorner is a letter written by Hama Herchenberg a jewish girlwhowas murderd
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