Coupland goes for the gold

In Vancouver, a city with one of the highest housing costs in North America, real estate developers have become the new patrons of public art. The Golden Tree, a monumental sculpture by Douglas Coupland, recently installed in the plaza of Intracorp’s new James Cheng-designed tower MC2, is a zeitgeisty exploration of real estate as a new gold rush.
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August 16 2016
Public ArtVancouver

Golden Tree

Standing 43 feet tall, Coupland has set the sculpture in front of a 25-foot by 40-foot image of Stanley Park, which has been installed above the front entrance to Intracorp's MC2 development at Cambie Street and SE Marine Drive. Made out of steel-reinforced resin and fiberglass and encased in a...
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