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Nothing happens in good weather

May 3, 2012

Nothing happens in good weather

Great Vancouver public art work titled “Nothing Happens in Good Weather” by the Instant Coffee collective, curated by Barbara Cole of Other Sights. Photos by Kate Armstrong and Kelly Lycan via the Goethe Institut’s Goethe Satellite.

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Rocking camel by B.C. painter/author Jim Willer

July 15, 2011

Rocking camel by B.C. painter/author Jim Willer

I grew up with this psychedelic rocking camel, handmade in the late 60s/early 70s by B.C. artist/novelist Jim Willer. He called these “Bumpity Camels” and ours was one of a series—our cousins had one too.

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Geometric mural in the basement of Vancouver City Hall

March 13, 2011

Geometric mural in the basement of Vancouver City Hall

[UPDATE: I was just informed by the artist’s son Guy that this mural is now threatened, after gracing the lowest floor of City Hall for over 40 years! It’s odd that the City now says it will demolish or paint over the mural, having recently asked Guy and his sister for a bio of their father, suggesting that City Hall had intended to preserve his work.

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