Spinning Chandelier

Rodney Graham


Vancouver-based Graham is an internationally acclaimed artist. His multidisciplinary practice spans painting, photography, performance, music and film and he is widely known for his ongoing series of photographs depicting inverted trees.

Over his career, Graham has been included in the world’s most prestigious exhibitions including Documenta IX and the 1997 Venice Biennale, where he represented Canada with his seminal film work Vexation Island. Graham has had major retrospectives in the past year at The Irish Museum of Modern Art in Dublin, and the Museum Frieder Burda in Baden-Baden, Germany, and his work is in collections including the Museum of Modern Art, Tate Modern and Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris. In 2011 Graham was the recipient of the Audain Prize for Lifetime Achievement in the Visual Arts, and in 2016 he was named an officer of the Order of Canada.