Vancouver Art

Swings Trigger Childhood Memories -- And A Unique Vancouver Project

Nancy Lee | Posted 06.19.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Nancy Lee

Hours later, after testing various knots, my first swing was born. I remember the joy I felt when I first swung on my living room swing -- it was therapeutic. Stressful thoughts shed with each swing, and I knew this was the beginning of something more.

Vancouver Artists Work Magic In Historic Building

Genevieve Michaels | Posted 06.18.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Genevieve Michaels

You can't get any more historic than a house built at the inception of its neighbourhood.

Andrea Hooge Hides 'Secret Jokes' in Her Art

Genevieve Michaels | Posted 06.10.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Genevieve Michaels

One thing you could never say about Andrea Hooge's art is that it takes itself too seriously. Kittens begging for treats, a doll barfing rainbows and detailed renditions of Bill Murray characters are just some of the things she's brought to life. Her body of work is diverse, prolific and reflective of her high level of skill.

Furious Vancouver Artist Seeks Damages From Irish Newspaper

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 06.06.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"My photograph ... was deliberately manipulated..."

17 Marvellous Artworks That Would Only Happen In Vancouver

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau and Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 05.29.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Which piece is your favourite?

Andy Dixon Turns to Canadian Culture for Vancouver Show Inspiration

Genevieve Michaels | Posted 05.19.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Genevieve Michaels

Andy Dixon is creatively multi-talented. Before achieving success as a visual artist, he pursued an impressive career in music. Dixon is currently based in Vancouver, where he focuses on his colorful multimedia paintings. I caught up with Dixon to talk about his new solo show Canadiana.

New Show Gives Us a Glamorous Portrait of 1950s Vancouver

Genevieve Michaels | Posted 06.20.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Genevieve Michaels

For the first time in a generation, the collected works of photographer Fred Schiffer are on view to the general public.

David Suzuki Like You've Never Seen Him Before

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 03.17.2015 | Canada British Columbia

“We’re trying to raise awareness around what he’s fighting for but mainly, to celebrate the man.”

Vancouver Artwork Wants to 'Heal The Divide' In City's Downtown

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 03.12.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"I've taken people down Hastings and (when we cross that street,) they say, 'whoa, we're not in beautiful Vancouver anymore. And I say 'well yes, you are, and this is a part of us.'"

Vancouver Warehouse To Host Andy Warhol Exhibit

The Huffington Post B.C. | Sara Harowitz | Posted 04.02.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The more than 80 pieces have never been under one roof as a collection before.

LOOK: Vancouver Food Art Is Repulsive And Delightful

The Huffington Post B.C. | Sara Harowitz | Posted 01.28.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Matija Erceg wants to gross you out.

PuSh Festival Vancouver Brings The Performing Arts To Life

Genevieve Michaels | Posted 03.28.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Genevieve Michaels

There is something for everyone at PuSh Fest, whether you're a broke student getting into the Vancouver arts scene (like me), or a performing arts industry veteran.

Gastown Steam Clock 'Replacement' Brings The LOLs

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 12.10.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The Gastown steam clock is one of Vancouver's most popular tourist attractions. So when it was removed for repairs in October, the spot seemed a bit h...

Gastown Steam Clock Replaced With Public Art Tower

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 12.03.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Out with the old and in with the new — at least for a while, anyway. Nearly two months after Gastown's famous steam clock was removed for repairs...

Meet The Vancouver Artist Behind This Awesome Street Art

The Huffington Post B.C. | Emily Lazatin | Posted 05.15.2015 | Canada British Columbia

If you happened to pass by a Mount Pleasant intersection in Vancouver earlier this month, you might have laughed out loud. A random superhero was adde...

Bring Back NSFW Satan Statue: Vancouver Petition

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 09.10.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Apparently the devil wears nada, and Vancouverites are fighting to keep it that way. The Internet was laughing its proverbial head off on Tuesday w...

Brazilian Twin Artists Transform Vancouver's Granville Island

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 08.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Giants have descended upon Vancouver's popular Granville Island. Six industrial concrete silos there are being transformed into a vibrant mural, th...

This Vancouver Tapestry Took Over 5,000 Hours To Weave!

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 08.15.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Sola Fiedler sure has dedication. The 78-year-old artist has been working on the same project since May of 2009: a bird's eye view of Vancouver. In...

LOOK: Stunning Hand-Beaded Skull Art By Vancouver Artist

The Huffington Post B.C. | Sara Harowitz | Posted 08.07.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A Vancouver artist is using a normally grim symbol to remind us to love the life we have. Ricky Sosa runs Revolucionario Design Co., a Vancouve...

Did Douglas Coupland Copy Another Artwork?

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 06.12.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The most recent work by world-renowned Vancouver artist and author Douglas Coupland is raising eyebrows after it was compared to a similar piece done ...

You Can Put Gum On Douglas Coupland's Face

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 05.18.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Soon you will be able to put gum on Douglas Coupland's head. Well, sort of. A new public art piece by the famed Vancouver author and artist feat...

Artist Hides Free Artwork Around Vancouver

The Huffington Post B.C. | Sara Harowitz | Posted 05.04.2014 | Canada British Columbia

If you happen upon a piece of art hanging in an alley or a tree somewhere in Vancouver, chances are you can take it home. All the artist would like...

You Don't Have To Be Rich To Own This Art

The Huffington Post B.C. | Sara Harowitz | Posted 04.04.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Art isn't scary, and it isn't just for the rich: that's what a small but determined group of Vancouver artists, curators, and gallery owners are out t...

Who's Behind This Beautiful Project?

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 02.27.2014 | Canada British Columbia

In a city known for its very generous precipitation, it takes a certain perspective to see the rain as inspiration for more than a reason to hide away...

Chinese Exhibit Coming To VAG

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 10.21.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Vancouverites will soon have the chance to take a peek into Beijing's Forbidden City, when "The Forbidden City: Inside the Court of China's Emperors" ...