Rodney Graham

Renaissance Man. Works 1400–1977

21 October - 22 December 2006


Canadian artist and musician Rodney Graham (b. 1949) has created a varied body of work since the 1970s, making use of such diverse media as film, photography, installation, painting, prints, literature and music. He has visualised the interconnections between the various layers of everyday life and cultural history with a great deal of poetic irony, finesse and conceptual originality. Exploring and reflecting on works of art, music and literature as well as events in the intellectual history of all periods, he has created a complex oeuvre that delicately balances reality and fiction.

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Rodney Graham

With a practice spanning five decades, Canadian artist Rodney Graham (1949 – 2022) operated through systems of quotation, reference and adaptation. From the 1980s, Graham expanded his diverse oeuvre to encompass photography, painting, sculpture, film, video and music. As actor, performer, producer, historian, writer, poet, sound engineer and musician, Graham’s...

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