Galleries

Strolling on South Granville for ArtWalk

South Granville has been known as Gallery Row since the 1960s, and has the greatest concentration of art and art galleries in Vancouver. This […]

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    South Granville unveils new street banner design by Chris Langstroth

South Granville unveils new street banner design by Chris Langstroth

South Granville has championed the promotion of artists that are represented by the Gallery Row arts community since 1999 and our latest design is […]

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    Photo collection gives rare glimpse of BC’s pioneering past

Photo collection gives rare glimpse of BC’s pioneering past

Originally published November 4, 2011 by John Mackie, The Vancouver Sun

Uno Langmann’s collection includes 15,000 historic photos, rarely seen in public.

 
VANCOUVER — It’s a busy time at Uno Langmann’s antique gallery on Granville Street [South Granville]. Several paintings from an estate in Edmonton have come in and have to be unpacked, along with paintings from Europe and California.

Langmann is 76, and jokes that a sore back has cut a couple of inches off his six-foot-six frame. But the sore back is forgotten as he starts showing off the 2,000 paintings in his shop.

He almost bounces over to The Bridge, a lovely Frank Brangwyn painting from the early 20th century he has on sale for $18,500.

“It came from an estate out by UBC,” he relates. “He’s a very important English painter. If you don’t know Brangwyn I can give you a couple of books — I have about 10 of them.”

The 10 books on Brangwyn are part of a 15,000-volume reference library. Langmann makes good use of it, because there are a dizzying array of antiques in his store and personal collection. […]

The Essentials of Investment Grade Art

Originally published in Wealth Briefing
Jan 11, 2011
Katheryn Campbell ~ Founder & Director of Alpha Art Advisory

Editor’s note: As part of a continued series of […]

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    South Granville unveils new street banner design by Glenn Payan

South Granville unveils new street banner design by Glenn Payan

South Granville has championed the promotion of artists that are represented by the Gallery Row arts community since 1999 and our latest design is no exception. “South Granville has an incredible opportunity to draw inspiration from its local galleries. Time and time again, artists have been eager to share their talent and work with us to create memorable art that adds to our sense of place and perhaps simply cause a smile”, says Sharon Townsend, executive director of the South Granville Business Improvement Association (SGBIA). […]

Art Appreciation For Everybody

If you believe art and antiques are only for the ‘cognoscenti’, think again. You don’t have to be an ‘expert’ to enjoy and collect art, […]

Heffel auction breaks new records in the Canadian art world

Several records were broken during the recent auction hosted by the Heffel Fine Art Auction House of South Granville, which saw three paintings sell for more […]

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    South Granville welcomes Granville Fine Art to the neighbourhood

South Granville welcomes Granville Fine Art to the neighbourhood

Join Granville Fine Art, 2447 Granville Street, on South Granville for their grand opening celebration Tuesday, May 25th from 10am to 9pm. Located on […]