Vancouver artist Douglas Coupland finds van Gogh look-alike for sculpture

A British man bearing a striking resemblance to Vincent van Gogh is the muse for a new work of art by Douglas Coupland. The Vancouver-based writer and artist embarked on a worldwide search for individuals resembling the famed Dutch painter. Daniel Baker of the southern England town of Christchurch emerged as the top doppelganger out of 1,250 entrants from 37 countries.

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