Rodney Graham  (Canadian, 1949) 

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Rodney Graham Biography
1949   born in Vancouver, Canada
1968 - 1971   studied Art History at the University of British Columbia
  lives and works in Vancouver
Selected Exhibitions
2006   Surprise, Surprise, ICA London
2006   Good Vibrations – Visual arts and Rock music, Palazzo delle Papesse, Sienna
2006   Nothing But Pleasure, BAWAG Foundation, Vienna
2006   Helga de Alvear – Conceitos para uma colecção, CCB Centro Cultural de Belém, Lisbon
2005   K21, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Germany (solo)
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 (Solo)
2005   JohnenGalerie, Berlin (solo)
2005   Donald Young Gallery, Chicago (solo)
2005   Don’t trust anyone over 30, Entertainment mit Marionetten und einer Punkrockband von Dan Graham und Tony Oursler, mit Rodney Graham, Staatsoper unter den Linden, Berlin
2004   Rodney Graham: Filme. Witz und Wiederholung, Hochschule für bildende Künste, Dresden
2004   303 Gallery, New York (solo)
2004   Gallery/Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (solo)
2004   Rodney Graham: A Little Thought, Art Gallery of Ontario/Vancouver Art (solo)
2004   Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, München (with Rafal Bujnowski, Slawomir Elsner, Günther Förg, Olaf Holzapfel, Frank Nitsche, Markus Vater)
2004   Oakville Galleries, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (solo)
2003   Galerie Hauser and Wirth, Zurich, Switzerland (solo)
2003   Madison Arts Center, Madison, Wisconsin (solo)
2003   Golden Oldies of Music Video, MoMA, New York
2003   Johnen+Schöttle, Köln (mit / with Rafal Bujnowski, Slawomir Elsner, Piotr Janas, Marko Lulic, Jan Merta, Michael van Ofen, Zbigniew Rogalski)
2003   RE-PRODUKTION 2, Galerie Georg Kargl, Vienna
2003   Go Johnny, go, Kunsthalle Vienna, Vienna, Austria
2003   Rodney Graham, Whitechapel Art Gallery (solo)
2003   K21 Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen (solo)
2003   (mac), galeries contemporaines des musées de Marseille, Marseille, France (solo)
2003   Rodney Graham: Millennial Time Machine", Morris & Helen Belkin Art (solo)
2003   Gallery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia (solo)
2003   Rodney Graham, Madison Art Center, Madison (solo)
2003   Rodney Graham, Donald Young Gallery, Washington (solo)
2002   Music and Noise, Kunsthalle Zürich (solo)
2002   Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee (solo)
2002   Art Gallery of Calgary, Toronto (solo)
2002   Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin (solo)
2002   Rock My World, California College of Arts and Crafts, San Francisco
2002   Whitechapel Art Gallery, London (solo)
2001   What is happy, baby?, Lisson Gallery, London (solo)
2001   Centre pour l’image Contemporaine/ Musée d’Art Modern, Geneva
2001   Donald Young Gallery, Chicago
2001   The Invention of Kineto-Phonograph, Galerie Nelson, Paris (solo)
2001   The Phonokinetoscope, 303 Gallery New York (solo)
2001   Donald Young Gallery, Chicago (solo)
2001   Wechselstrom, Sammlung Hauser und Wirth in der Lokremise St. Gallen
2001   Rodney Graham – A Little Thought. Gary Hill – Wall Piece, Donald Young Gallery, Chicago
2001   The Big Show, Antwerpen
2001   010101: Art in Technological Times, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
2001   Short Stories, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle
2001   Black Box, Kunstmuseum Bern
2001   Wiederaufnahme, Neuer Aachener Kusntverein, Aachen
2001   Neue Welt, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt
2000   ... the nearest faraway place..., Dia center for the arts, New York (mit Bruce Nauman)
2000   Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco (solo)
2000   Presentation House Gallery, North Vancouver, BC (solo)
2000   Getting It Together In The Country, Westfälischer Kunstverein, Münster (solo)
2000   Illicit Form of Meditation, Künstlerhaus Stuttgart (mit Gordon Matta-Clark, Constanze Ruhm)
2000   some works with sound waves, some works with light waves and some other experimental works, Kunstverein München (solo)
2000   The Greenhouse Effect, Serpentine Gallery, London
2000   Presentation House Gallery, North Vancouver, BC (solo)
1999   Cinema Music Video,Kunsthalle Wien (solo)
1999   Time Traced, Dia Center for the Art, New York (mit Vera Lutter) (solo)
1998   Wexner Center for the Arts, Culombus, Ohio (solo)
1998   Galerie Johnen + Schöttle, Cologne (solo)
1998   Tableaux d’une histoire“, Villa Arson, Nice F.
1997   Niemandsland, Haus Lange und Haus Esters, Krefeld
1997   303 Gallery, New York (solo)
1996   Topographies, Vancouver Art Gallery
1996   Lesen, Kunsthalle St. Gallen
1995   Spirits at the crossing, curated by Yuko Hasegawa, Setagaya Museum of Art, Setagaya, Japan
1995   Films, Galerie Johnen + Schöttle, Colgone (solo)
1994   In the Field, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
1993   Rodney Graham, James Welling, San Francisco, USA
1993   Angles Gallery, Los Angeles, USA (solo)
1992   Philip Nelson Galerie, Lyon, F (solo)
1992   L’Ere binaire: Nouvelles interactions, Musee Communal d’Ixelles, Brüssel, B
1992   Cameres Indiscretes, Rodney Graham, Ken Lum, Jeff Wall, Ian Wallace, Centre d’Art Santa Monica, Barcelona; E; Circulo de Bellas Artes, Madrid, E
1992   The Last Days, Salas del Arenal, Sevilla, E (Kat.)
1991   Ponderosa Pines, Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Paris, F (solo)
1990   Oxfordshire Trees, Christine Burgin Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
1990   Figures et Lectures, Galerie Samia Saoumia, Paris, F
1990   Weiter sehen, Haus Esters und Haus Lange, Krefeld (Kat.)
1990   CIAC, Montreal, CAN
199   How I Became A Ramblin’ Man, Donald Young Gallery, Chicago (solo)
199   National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa (solo)
1989   Crossroads, Art Gallery of York, Toronto, CAN (Kat.)
1989   Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, NL (Kat.) (solo)
1988   Christine Burgin Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
1988   Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, CAN (Kat.) (solo)
1987   The System of Landor’s Cottage, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, CAN (solo)
1987   Freud Sculptures, Ydessa Gallery, Toronto, CAN (solo)
1987   Johnen + Schöttle, Cologne (solo)
1987   Cash/Newhouse Gallery, New York, USA
1986   Fokus: Canada 1960 - 1985, Art Cologne, Cologne
1985   Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, München (mit Barbara Ess, Ken Lum)
1984   Poco Rococo, Port Coquitlam Mall, Port Coquitlan
1984   Two Generators, Film / film
1983   Lenz, Buch / book
1980   Critic’s Choice, Hal Bromm Gallery, New York, USA
1979   Camera Obscura & Illuminated Ravine, Studio Exhibition, Vancouver, CAN
1978   Local Colour, Nova Gallery, Vancouver, CAN
1977   Pender Street Gallery, Vancouver
1977   Eight West Coast Artists, Sidney, Melbourne, Brisbane, AUS
1976   Rodney Graham, Robert Kleyn, Pender Street Gallery, Vancouver, CAN
1973   Pacific Vibrations, Vancouver Art Gallery (mit Jeff Wall, Ian Wallace), Vancouver