Rodney Graham

Canadian, b. 1949

937 followers

Rodney Graham

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Canadian, b. 1949

Followers
937
Biography

Rodney Graham is associated with the “Vancouver School” of artists’ distinctive, photography-based practices, including Stan Douglas and Jeff Wall. Graham's multimedia works frequently incorporate diverse historical, philosophic, literary, or cinematic allusions and employ circular structures or narratives. In the film trilogy Vexation Island (1999), How I Became a Ramblin' Man (1999), and City Self/Country Self (2001), the artist plays characters like a castaway and a cowboy caught in repetitive cycles of actions and gestures.

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Dia:Chelsea, and 3 more
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Group show at a major institution
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 16 more
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Tate, and 1 more
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Reviewed by a major art publication
Artforum, and 5 more
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Venice Biennale National Pavilion, and 7 more
Biography

Rodney Graham is associated with the “Vancouver School” of artists’ distinctive, photography-based practices, including Stan Douglas and Jeff Wall. Graham's multimedia works frequently incorporate diverse historical, philosophic, literary, or cinematic allusions and employ circular structures or narratives. In the film trilogy Vexation Island (1999), How I Became a Ramblin' Man (1999), and City Self/Country Self (2001), the artist plays characters like a castaway and a cowboy caught in repetitive cycles of actions and gestures.

Career Highlights
Learn more about artist insights.
Blue chip status
Blue chip representation
Represented by internationally reputable galleries.
User
Solo show at a major institution
Dia:Chelsea, and 3 more
Group
Group show at a major institution
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 16 more
Institution
Collected by a major institution
Tate, and 1 more
Publication
Reviewed by a major art publication
Artforum, and 5 more
Fair
Included in a major biennial
Venice Biennale National Pavilion, and 7 more
Shows Featuring Rodney Graham
Articles Featuring Rodney Graham
What Sold at Frieze New York 2021
May 10th, 2021
What Sold at Frieze New York 2021
The Painstaking Detail Rodney Graham Puts into Each of His Self-Portraits
Jan 12th, 2019
The Painstaking Detail Rodney Graham Puts into Each of His Self-Portraits
17 Shows You Need to See during Frieze Week in London
Oct 1st, 2018
17 Shows You Need to See during Frieze Week in London
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