Color Magazine Art Installation @ The Burrard

News  |  05.14.2013  |  

What happens when the best skateboard magazine joins forces with Vancouver’s hottest hotel and the skate industry’s biggest name? This happens.

(Released on April 15th, 2013)

The Burrard hotel has added a very special new treasure to its art collection with a limited edition diptych of Andy Warhol’s iconic “Marilyn Monroe” displayed on Alien Workshop skateboards to the likes of what has been seen exhibited at the Brooklyn Museum.

This exhibition of limited edition boards is on display in the lobby at The Burrard and has been brought to you as a collaboration between: The Burrard x Color Magazine x Supra Distribution x Alien Workshop x the Andy Warhol Foundation.

About Alien Workshop:

Alien Workshop was founded in 1990 and has been an innovator and leader in the skateboard industry ever since. Alien Workshop is available through Supra Distribution.

About The Andy Warhol Foundation:

The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts was established in 1987. In accordance with Andy Warhol’s will, its mission is the advancement of the visual arts. The Foundation’s objective is to foster innovative artistic expression and the creative process by encouraging and supporting cultural organizations that in turn, directly or indirectly, support artists and their work. For more information about Andy Warhol and The Andy Warhol Foundation please visit  or The Andy Warhol Museum at

About Supra Distribution:

Supra Distribution was founded in 1999 by Peter Sullivan, since then it has grown to represent over 20 unique brands including Alien Workshop.

About Color Magazine:

Color Magazine is a skateboard culture quarterly published in Vancouver by fourcorner publishing inc. Founded by Sandro Grison in 2003 as a means for sustaining a steady diet of skating and creating, today the company presents multimedia entertainment via: its quarterly magazine, special film/video projects, contests, clothing collaborations, curated art exhibitions, live musical performances and more.

About The Burrard:

With its signature garden courtyard and retro West Coast style, the Burrard is situated in one of downtown Vancouver¹s best locations ­ just minutes from Granville Street, Davie Street, Robson Street, Yaletown, Granville Island and the city¹s breathtaking 22-kilometre seawall. Having undergone a multi-million dollar renovation in 2011, the Burrard¹s rooms have been completely redesigned with premium furnishings, sparkling new bathrooms and an impressive list of in-room amenities including 42² HD flatscreens, free wireless, free North American calling, in-suite espresso machines, bar fridges and more. Guests of the hotel are also welcome to complimentary hotel amenities including free bike rentals, a fully equipped business station and passes to Steve Nash Fitness Centre.



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