Is Vancouver’s public art sub-par?

In councillors’ in-box this morning, this very interesting review of public art from cities around the world from Merle Goertz, who writes: “Here’s what World Class Cities do for public art. Please view. Very well done and informative presentation, and no Vancouver. Not one cheap looking, uninspired, oversized engagement ring or semi-phallic, whatevers, like are foisted on the public in False Creek.”

(Warning: this is a big powerpoint file, so it make take time to load.)

You may not agree with Goertz’s opinion of Vancouver’s art, but this collection is remarkable.