The Huffington Post – Vancouver Public Art: 17 Pieces That Wouldn’t Belong Anywhere Else
Friday May 29th, 2015
From spraypainted giants to a giant poodle, there’s no question that Vancouver is home to a colourful collection of public art.
It’s debatable if the pieces are equally loved, but they certainly are eyecatching.
The Guardian’s readers certainly think so, anyway. Three Vancouver pieces made it onto the British newspaper’s roundup of standout urban art from around the world.
The city is in good company, making the list alongside other metropolises like Berlin, Chicago, and Istanbul.
￼￼￼￼You may recognize the Vancouver installations, but perhaps wonder about their origins or symbolism. So, we put together a handy guide to some of our favourites: