It’s true that a number of great visual arts shows sponsored by the 2010 Cultural Olympiad have been taken down, like Fire with Fire and the Candahar. But take heart, art-lovers: there’s still time to check out some excellent visual arts shows in Vancouver.
Attracting an estimated 1.5 million visitors in total during the Olympics, the Cultural Olympiad has been a huge success. The visual arts shows have been part of the draw, with works from Canadian and international artists visible in venues all over the city.
Here are my picks for five must-see shows to check out this month: