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Golden Tree inauguration with Douglas Coupland. Photo: Christine Rondeau, https://www.flickr.com/photos/crondeau/29911930682 under Creative Commons, https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/legalcode Public art around us: Douglas Coupland’s Golden Tree as celebration and warning

By Aderyn Davies One of Vancouver’s most recognized cultural names has created a very shiny, bold piece of public art relating to B.C.’s old-growth forests. As a Vancouverite, I instantly recognized Golden Tree by Douglas Coupland as a replica of... Continue reading »

May 10, 2017   |   0 comments
Deeper meanings lie behind apparent goofiness in Yue Minjun's installation A_maze_ing_Laughter by English Bay. Photo: A. Davies Public art around us: Looking past the frozen smiles of Yue Minjun’s A-maze-ing Laughter

By Aderyn Davies With spring here and weather warming up, it’s a great time to get out there and start engaging with the city’s public art. One of Vancouver’s most recognized, indeed iconic pieces, A-maze-ing Laughter by Chinese artist Yue... Continue reading »

April 28, 2017   |   0 comments