May 11, 2017 | By Carla Buzasi
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With travel being the essence of inspiration, it is critical to enjoy yourself — and the hotel you choose is quite the determining factor. After six years in the making, the Vancouver Art Gallery has finally unveiled Grand Hotel: Redesigning Modern Life, a retrospective of the hotel and its evolution from a utilitarian structure to a cultural phenomenon. Describing hotels as the “defining structures of the modern age,” the exhibition reflects on the physical and psychological dimensions of the hotel using four main themes – Travel, Design, Social, and Culture. Inspired by the 1932 film Grand Hotel, this fascinating exhibition spans three centuries and presents interrelated stories of guests over the years, for a unique perspective on travel culture. – Sarah Ryan Hecht
On view through September 15th at the Vancouver Art Gallery
750 Hornby Street, Vancouver, BC V6Z 2H7
604 662 4700
Photos courtesy of We Heart
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