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:

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