Last chance to see Douglas Coupland exhibit at the Vancouver Art Gallery

Still Life with Twitter, 2012 -Douglas Coupland. Courtesy of the Artist and Daniel Faria Gallery

Still Life with Twitter, 2012 -Douglas Coupland. Courtesy of the Artist and Daniel Faria Gallery

Last Tuesday evening, Aug 19, the line to get in to the Vancouver Art Gallery stretched around the block.

One reason for the mega-line is that Tuesday nights are the gallery’s pay-what-you-can night. Another is that the end is near for the Douglas Coupland exhibit. In an effort to let more people see the hit show, the gallery is extending its hours for this final week.

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Last chance to see Douglas Coupland exhibit at the Vancouver Art Gallery

Vancouver Art Gallery gathers over 100 Douglas Coupland works in new exhibit

Still Life with Twitter, 2012 -Douglas Coupland. Courtesy of the Artist and Daniel Faria Gallery

Still Life with Twitter, 2012 -Douglas Coupland. Courtesy of the Artist and Daniel Faria Gallery

He wrote a seminal novel that defined a generation. He’s received honorary degrees from three major B.C. universities and is an officer of the order of Canada. He is Douglas Coupland and he is Canada’s foremost commentator on technology, society and pop culture.

Starting this week, Coupland hosts his first solo exhibition museum exhibition at the Vancouver Art Gallery entitled Douglas Coupland: everywhere is anywhere is anything is everything. An anthology of over 100 examples of his creative output in the form of paintings, photos, prints, and even quilts. Continue reading:
Vancouver Art Gallery gathers over 100 Douglas Coupland works in new exhibit

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend
From food and drink festivals to theatre, music, and culture, this weekend has something for everything. Read on for our top picks for things to do in Vancouver this weekend!

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Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Douglas Coupland’s Vancouver

Photo: CTC

Canadian author / multimedia artist Douglas Coupland has contributed a short film about Vancouver and its breathtaking natural surroundings as part of the Canadian Tourism Commission’s new 35 Million Directors initiative.

Watch ‘Douglas Coupland’s Vancouver’, then submit your great Canadian travel clips for a chance at a $10K Canadian dream trip. [Open to Canadians only]

Rosewood Hotel Georgia Debuts Collection of Modern Canadian Art

Marcel Barbeau “Naja” 2010, Oil on Canvas, over the Rosewood Hotel Georgia concierge desk.

The newly-restored Rosewood Hotel Georgia buzzed with eager aesthetes and accomplished artists last night as the hotel debuted their permanent collection of modern Canadian art. Curated and developed by Farmboy Fine Arts, the stunning collection is one of the largest private collections in Canada and includes masterpieces by emerging local talent alongside legends like Douglas Coupland, Alan Wood, Marcel Barbeau, Derek Root, Guido Molinari and Jack Shadbolt–fittingly across from the Vancouver Art Gallery.
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Rosewood Hotel Georgia Debuts Collection of Modern Canadian Art