Rodney Graham, Canadian (1949 - )

Born in 1949, Vancouver, Canada 
Resides in Vancouver, Canada 
Education: 1968-71, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada 
2006 "Rodney Graham,"   Donald Young Gallery, Chicago
  'Rodney Graham,' Hauser and Wirth, Zurich, Switzerland
  "Rodney Graham: Awakenings," Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen, Norway
  Sprengel Museum, Hanover, Germany, Kurt Schwitters Prize 2006

Musée d'Art Contemporain de Montréal, "Rodney Graham," Montréal, Canada

  Hauser & Wirth, "Renaissance Man. Works 1400-1977'," Zurich, Switzerland
2004-2005 "Rodney Graham: A Little Thought," Art Gallery of Ontario,Toronto; Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles;Vancouver Art Gallery,Vancover, British Columbia; Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia
  "Rodney Graham," La Coleccion Jumex, Mexico
2004 Oakville Galleries, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  "Rodney Graham: Film - Joke and Repetition", Hochschle für Bildende Künste Dresden, Dresden, Germany
  303 Gallery, New York, New York
2003 Donald Young Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
  Galerie Hauser and Wirth, Zurich, Switzerland
  "Rodney Graham: Millennial Time Machine", Morris & Helen Belkin Art Gallery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
Madison Arts Center, Madison, Wisconsin

Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, England; Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Germany; and Galeries Contemporaines des Musées de Marseille

2001 Donald Young Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  Art Gallery of Calgary, Toronto, Canada
  Index, Stockholm, Sweden
  "What is happy, baby?" Lisson Gallery, London
  Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin
  Galerie Nelson, Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland
  303 Gallery, New York, New York
  "Solo Concert" Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerp, Belgium
2000 "Some Works with Sound Waves, Some Works with Light Waves, and Some Other Experimental Works," Kunstverein München, Germany and Westfälischer Kunstverein, Münster, Germany
  Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, California
  Presentation House Gallery, North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
1999 "How I Became A Ramblin' Man," Donald Young Gallery, Chicago, IL
  "Vexation Island," Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami, Florida
"Rodney Graham - Cinema, Music, Video." Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria
"Rodney Graham," National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario
1998  "Rodney Graham," Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH
Micheline Szwajcer Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium
"Rodney Graham. Vexation Island and Other Works," Art Gallery of York University, North York, Ontario, Canada
Johnen & Schottle, Cologne, Germany
1997  "Vexation Island," 303 Gallery, New York, NY
Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Canadian Pavilion, XLVII Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
1996  Lisson Galley, London, England
The Renaissance Society, Chicago, IL
FRAC de Haute Normandie, Rouen, France
Nicole Klagsbrun, New York, NY
Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
1995  303 Gallery, New York, NY
Galerie Rüdiger Schsttle, Munich, Germany
Johnen & Schsttle Galerie, Cologne, Germany
Mus*e D*partmental de Rochechouart, Haute Vienne, France
1994  "Rodney Graham," Art Gallery of York University, Toronto Ontario, Canada
Fundacio Espai Poblenou, Barcelona, Spain
"Rodney Graham: Works from the Permanent Collection," Ar Metropole, Ontario, Canada
"Rodney Graham," office of Bernhard Starkmann, Boston, MA
1993  Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
"School of Velocity," Lisson Gallery, London, England
"Concordance to the Standard Edition," Galerie Micheline Swajcer, Antwerp, Belgium
1992  "Adjacent Film Frames," Galerie One Five, Antwerp, Belgium
Galerie Nelson, Lyon, France
1991  "Stanley Park Cedars," la Maison de la Culture et de la
Communication de Saint-Etienne, Saint-Etienne, France
"Ponderosa Pines," Galerie Rüdiger Schsttle, Munich, Germany
1990  "Parsifal," Johnen & Schsttle Galerie, Cologne, Germany
"Books," Lisson Gallery, London, England
"Oxfordshire Trees," Christine Burgin Gallery, New York, NY
1989  "Flanders Trees," Galerie Micheline Swajcer, Antwerp, Belgium
"Books and Writings by Rodney Graham," Yves Gevaert, Brussels, Belgium
Galerie Marga Paz, Madrid, Spain
Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
1988  Christine Burgin Gallery, New York, NY
Galerie Philip Nelson, Lyon, France
Johnen & Schottle Galerie, Cologne, Germany
Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
1987  "The System of Landor's Cottage," Art Gallery of Ontario Toronto, Ontario, Canada
"Freud Sculptures," Ydessa Hendeles Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
1986  Johnen & Schottle Galerie, Cologne, Germany
1979  "Camera Obscura," Abbotsford, Canada
"Illuminated Ravine," Simon Fraser University, Burnady, Canada
2005 "POLICE," Landesgalerie, Linz, Austria
"Superstars," Kunsthalle Vienna and Kunstforum Vienna, Austria

"Sons et Lumieres," Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France  

"Friedrich Christian Flick Collection," Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, Germany

"Crosscurrents at Century's End: Selections from the Neuberger Berman Art Collection," Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, Illinois

"Far Away So Close," Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York

"Soundtracks", The Ottawa Art Gallery, Ontario

"Pass the Time of Day" Gasworks Gallery, London, Great Britain

"Feast of the Senses," James Cohan Gallery, New York

"Music/Video," The Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York

"Vollevox," The Art Centre Vanderbroght, Brussels, Belgium


"Fast Forward. Media Art Sammlung Goetz," ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany

"Outlook: International Art Exhibition Athens 2003," Athens, Greece

"Go Johnny, go" Kunsthalle Vienna, Vienna, Austria

"C'est Arrive Demain," Biennale de Lyon, Lyon, France

"Utopia Station," Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy

"within hours we would be in the middle of nowhere", 303 Gallery, New York, New York

"Soundtracks," The Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton; The Power Plant, Toronto; and the Mackenzie Art Gallery, Regina, Canada

"Doublures/Body Doubles, " Musée du Québec, Québec, Canada

"Golden Oldies of Music Video," MoMA, New York

"Re-producktion 2," Galerie Georg Kargl, Vienna, Austria

"Extended Play: Art Remixing Music," Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Zealand

“Golden Oldies of Music Video,” MoMA, New York

"The Labyrinthine Effect," Australian Center for Contemporary Art, Victoria, Australia

“Doublures/Body Doubles, “ Musée du Québec, Québec, Canada

"On the Wall: Wallpaper by Contemporary Artists," The RISD Museum, Providence, Rhode Island


“New Deal”, Cenre d’Art Contemporarin. Geneve, Switzerland

"Subreel," MAC, galeries contemporaines des Musées de Marseille, France

“Conversation, Recent acquistions of the Van Abbemuseum”, Athens School of Fine Arts, Athens, Greece

“The House of Fiction”, Sammlung Hauser and Wirth, St. Galen, Switzerland

"Rock My World," California College of Arts and Crafts, San Francisco, California

“(The World May Be) Fantastic”, 13th Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, Australia

2001-02 Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand

“Loop,” Kunsthalle Munich, Germany with ps1, New York, New York
2001 "9th Biennial of Moving Images," Centre pour L’image Contemporaine, in collaboration with Musée d’Art Modern et Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland

"Neue Welt," Frankfurterkunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany

"Wiederaufnahme," Neuer Aachener Kunstverein, Aachen, Germany

Donald Young Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

"Short Stories," Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, Washington

"Black Box," Kunstmuseum Bern, Switzerland

"Art/Music: Rock, Pop, Techno," Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia

"010101: Art in Technological Times," San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California

"Luminous," Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, Washington

"These Days," Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Donald Young Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

"The Big Show, 'Healing'” (pt. 2 of 3), Antwerp, Belgium
2000 "...the nearest faraway place..." with Bruce Nauman, Dia Center for the Arts, New York, New York
1999  "Plain Air," Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, NY 
"Duration and Whenever," Angeles Gallery, Santa Monica, CA 
"Sharon Lockhart, On Kawara, Rodney Graham," Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York, NY 
"Oeuvres de la collection Frac Rhone-Alpes." Angle art Contemporain et l'Instutut d'art contemporain, Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux
"Oeuvres de la collection du Frac Centre." Frac des pays de la Loire, Nantes 
"Sturtevant - Faiseurs d'Histoires," Casino Luxembourg, Luxembourg 
"Regarding Beauty - A View of the Late Twentieth Century," Hirshorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington DC
  "Searchlight: Consciousness at the Millennium, CCAC Institute, Oakland/San Francisco, CA 
1998  "The Magic of Trees," Fondation Beyeler, Riehen, Switzerland 
"Single Screen," Norwich Gallery, Norwich School of Art and Design, Norwich, England 
"The Serial Attitude," Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH and The Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA 
"Projected Allegories," Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, Texas 
"Dust Breeding: photographs, sculpture & film," Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA 
"Shared Vision: Photographs from the Collection," Fisher Landau Center, New York 
"Rodney Graham, Stephan Balkenhol," Galerie Rudiger Schottle, Cologne 
"Speed: Visions of an Accelerated Age," Photographers Gallery and White Chapel Gallery, London, England 
"Rodney Graham, Charles Ray," Donald Young Gallery, Seattle, WA 
"Then and Now," Lisson Gallery, London, England 
"La Sphere de l'Intime," Le Printemps de Cahors - Photographie & Art Visuels, Saint Cloud 
"Reservate der Sehnsucht," Hartware Projekte, Dortmund 
"Sharawadgi," Felsenvilla, Baden, Austria 
"A Sense of Place, " Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, CA 
"Composed: Rodney Graham, Christian Marclay, David Schafer," Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
1997  "Città/Natura," Palazzo delle Exposizioni, Rome, Italy 
"Wood Work," Fisher Landau Center, Long Island City, NY 
"Sites of the Visual," Art Gallery of Windsor, Ontario, Canada 
"Patrick Painter Editions," S.L. Simpson Gallery, Toronto,Canada 
"Past, Present, Future," (curated by Germano Celant) Venice Biennale 
"Niemandsland," Krefelder Kunstmuseum, Krefeld, Germany 
1996  Johnen & Schottle Galerie, Cologne, Germany 
"Lesen!" Kunsthalle St. Gallen, Switzerland 
"Victor Burgin, Dan Graham, Rodney Graham, John Hilliard," Lisson Gallery, London, England 
"The Architecture of Dreams," Museo Regional of Guadalajara, Guadalajara, Mexico 
"Topographies," Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada 
"The Culture of Nature," Kamloops Art Gallery, Kamloops, Canada 
"Rodney Graham, Geoffrey James, Richard Long," Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, CA 
1995  Centre Genevois de Gravure Contemporaine, Geneva, Switzerland 
"About the Place: Recent Art in the Americas," Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL 
"Les fragments du desire," Futur Mus*e des Instruments, Brussels, Belgium 
"Spirits at the Crossing," Setagaya Museum of Art, Setagaya, Japan. Traveled to: Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, Japan; Museum of Modern Art, Hokkaido, Japan; and Museum of Modern Art, Sapporo, Japan. 
"Artistes/Architects," Nouveau Mus*e/Institut d'Art Contemporain, Villeurbanne, France 
"Seeing Things," Galerie Antoni Estrani, Barcelona, Spain 
1994  "Fotografien und Multiples: Dan Graham, Rodney Graham, Jenny Holzer," Galerie Rüdiger Schottle, Munich, Germany
"In the Field," Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 
"Serial," Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, CA 
"Beeld," Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst, Citadelpark,Ghent, The Netherlands 
Gimpel Fils Ltd., London, England 
Nicole Klagsbrun, New York, NY 
"Des objets sans fondation," Residence Secondaire, Carré Saint-Nicholas, Paris, France 
1993  "Hans-Peter Feldman, Rodney Graham, Allen Ruppersberg," 303 Gallery, New York, NY 
"Canada, une nouvelle generation," Museé Municipal, La Roche-sur-You, France 
"Binaera: 14 Interaktionen - Kunst und Technologie," Kunsthalle, Vienna, Austria 
Second Tyne International, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England 
"Voyage to Cythera," Vendremin Calergi Palace, Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy 
Johnen & Schottle Galerie, Cologne, Germany 
"Corners filled with what is swept into corners," Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerp, Belgium 
1992  Documenta IX, Kassel, Germany 
"Rodney Graham et Ken Lum," Galerie Nelson, Lyon, France 
"Cameres Indiscretes," Centro d'Art Santa Monica, Barcelona, Spain 
"Art by Numbers," Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, CA 
"Los ultimos dias," Galeria del Arenal, Sevilla, Spain 
"Teatrojardin, Bestiarium," Casino de la Exposicion, Sevilla, Spain 
"Stars Don't Stand Still in the Sky - Hommage à Stephane Mallarme," Kunstmuseum Winterthur, Switzerland 
"The Binary Era: New Intersections," Musee Communal d'Ixelles, France 
"C'est pas la fin du monde," Rennes, France 
"Une Seconde Pense du Paysage," Centre d'Art Contemporain, Locrin*, France 
"Inscapes," De Appel, Amsterdam, The Netherlands 
"Books, Prints, Objects," Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands 
"Acquisitions: 1989-1993," Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands 
1991  "Le Diaphane: Une Reflexion, une Collection, uneExposition, un Lieu," Musee des Beaux-Artes and ERSEP- Ecole d'Art, Tourcoing, France 
"Oikos," Galerie Gabrielle Maubrie, Paris, France 
S.L. Simpson Gallery, Toronto, Canada 
"Learn to Read Art," Printed Matter Bookstore at DIA, Basel Art Fair, Basel, Switzerland 
Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerp, Belgium 
"La Revanche de l'Image," Galerie Pierre Huber, Geneva, Switzerland 
"Vanitas," Galerie Crousel-Robelin, Paris, France 
"Nieuwe Vieugel," Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands 
"Crossroads," Art Gallery of York University, Ontario, Canada 
"Lost Illusions," Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada 
1990/91  "Weitersehen," Museum Haus Esters and Museum Haus Lange, Krefeld 
1990  Centre International d'Art Contemporain, Montreal, Canada 
"Rodney Graham, Ian Wallace," Galerie Rüdiger Schsttle, Munich Germany 
Museum Haus Esters and Museum Haus Lange, Krefeld, Germany 
"Hanne Darboven, Rodney Graham, Antonio Muntadas, Lawrence Weiner," Galerie Marga Paz, Madrid, Spain 
"Oeuvres sur papier," Galerie Philip Nelson, Lyon, France 
"Real Allegories," Lisson Gallery, London, England 
"Figures et Lectures," Galerie Samia Saoumia, Paris, France 
"Hacia el Paisaje," Centro Atlantico de Arte Moderno, Canary Islands 
1989  "Weiner Diwan: Sigmund Freud Heute," Museum Moderner Kunst, Viena, Germany 
"A Good Read: The Book as Metaphor," Barbara Toll Gallery, New York, NY 
Ralph Wernicke Galerie, Stuttgart, Germany 
"Bestiarium Jardin-Th*atre," Entrepòt-Galerie de Confort Moderne, Poitiers, France 
Casino de la Exposicion, Sevilla, Spain 
1988  "Made in Camera," Gallery Sten Eriksson, Stockholm, Sweden 
Micheline Swajcer Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium 
"Facsimile," De Zaak, Groningen, The Netherlands 
"Rodney Graham, Robert Kleyn, Jeff Wall, Ian Wallace," Studio Casoli, Milan, Italy 
"Essential Form," Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff, Alberta, Canada 
"Drawings," Cable Gallery, New York, NY 
"Theatregarden Bestiarium," P.S. 1, New York, NY 
1987  "Skulptur Projekte in Münster," Münster, Germany 
"Non In Codice," Gallerie Pieroni and The American 
Academy in Rome, Rome, Italy 
"Material Ethics," Milford Gallery, New York, NY 
"Dan Graham, Rodney Graham, Robert Smithson, Jeff Wall," Christine Burgin Gallery, New York, NY 
"Kunst Mit Photographie," Ralph Wernicke Gallery, Stuttgart, Germany 
"Rodney Graham, James Welling," Coburg Gallery, Vancouver, Canada 
"Cinema Objects," De Appel Foundation, Amsterdam, TheNetherlands 
Cash/Newhouse Gallery, New York, NY 
1986  "Fokus Canada 1960-1985," Cologne International Artfair, Cologne, Germany 
"Ricochet," Galleria Sala Uno, Rome, Italy 
1985  "Thought Objects," Cash/Newhouse Gallery, New York, NY 
"Barbara Ess, Rodney Graham, Ken Lum," Rüdiger Schsttle Galerie, Munich, Germany 
"Rodney Graham, Ken Lum, Jeff Wall, Ian Wallace," 49th Parallel Center for Contemporary Canadian Art, New York, NY 
1984  "Poco Rococo," Port Coquitlam Mall, Port Coquitlam, Canada 
1980  "Critics Choice," Hal Bromm Gallery, New York, NY 
1979  "Local Color," Nova Gallery, Vancouver, Canada 
1977  "Eight West Coast Artists," Pender Street Gallery, Vancouver, Canada (traveled to Sydney, Australia) 
1976  "Rodney Graham, Robert Kleyn," Pender Street Gallery, Vancouver, Canada 
1973  "Pacific Vibrations," Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada 

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