The West Coast has produced many internationally celebrated artists, from Emily Carr to Douglas Coupland, and the trifecta of contemporary photographers Jeff wall, Rodney Graham and Stan Douglas, who are part of “The Vancouver School.” And now with Pritzker Prize-winning Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron’s buzzy new 30,000-square-foot Vancouver Art Gallery on the horizon, […]
In 2014 the Vancouver Biennale extended our programing to Squamish with installations for the Open Air Museum and the International Artist Residency Program. The landscape and community in Squamish has inspired our artists in unique ways. Hugo França donated his Public Furniture | Urban Trees sculptures to the city. The individual Public Furniture | Urban […]
Central Lonsdale is home to some rather large feet. The outside art installation is called Walking Figures and features a set of nine cast iron sculptures dispersed along Lonsdale Avenue between 13th and 23rd streets. According to a previous North Shore News story, the headless, armless human forms are the handiwork of Polish artist Magdalena […]
Follow the curve of the Vancouver Seawall and you’re likely to come across a public sculpture. The Vancouver Biennale, a non-profit, charitable organization, has various pieces of public art scattered throughout the city, engaging community and inspiring audiences in unexpected ways.
For its 3rd edition, the Vancouver Biennale has invited Virginie Lamarche and Bastien Desfriches Doria of VNB Photo to create a new photographic portfolio in documentation of all guest artists, curators and residency coordinators involved with the 2014-2016 Vancouver Biennale programs.