1     an exclusive artwork

SO I KIND OF created a fictional persona. I used names from genealogical databases and referenced pictures from period books to create these characters.”
— Artist Rafael Goldchain

Artist Rafael Goldchain is on Wondereur because influential curators such as Edward Burtynsky believe he is important and on the rise.

An original Photograph by Toronto-based artist Rafael Goldchain exclusively curated for Wondereur by one of the world's most celebrated artists Edward Burtynsky.

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102 x 76
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SIGNED by the artist

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(b. Warszawa, Poland, 1902, d. Santiago de Chile, 1959) • From the series "I Am My Family" • Chromogenic print. Ships in tube.

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2     a top curator pick

Artist Rafael Goldchain curated by one of the world's most celebrated artists Edward Burtynsky

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Rafael is someone whom I have a deep respect for. Not often do you see an authentic body of work where somebody has committed to an idea and followed through on it. His camera is a mirror that helps us understand who we are.”

ONE OF THE WORLD'S MOST CELEBRATED ARTISTS • MOMA • GUGGENHEIM • TED PRIZE WINNER

In collaboration with the Globe and Mail, Wondereur invited world-renowned artist Edward Burtynsky to share the work of an artist that deeply touches him. Edward Burtynsky is one of the world’s most celebrated photographers. In 2005, he was awarded the prestigious TED Prize, acknowledging his impact as a global thinker on issues of sustainability. His work was the subject of several documentary films, including award-winning Manufactured Landscape, nominated for Grand Jury Prize at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival. His landscape photographs are in the collections of more than 60 major museums around the world, including the MoMA and Guggenheim in New York, the National Gallery of Canada and the V&A in London.

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3     an investigative photo documentary

Exclusive 20-page photo documentary from our investigative journalist team in collaboration with award-winning photojournalist Ryan Walker. Location: Toronto, Canada. Copyright Wondereur 2017.

MEET with artist Rafael Goldchain curated by one of the world's most celebrated artists Edward Burtynsky.

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PHOTOJOURNALIST FOR WONDEREUR RYAN WALKER

The recipient of numerous awards and distinctions, including a Magnum Photos scholarship and Magenta Foundation Award, Ryan Walker recently completed a MFA in Documentary Media at Ryerson University. His work has been exhibited in Canada and the United States.

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4     an artist to invest in

Exclusive career analysis and market overview from our investigative journalist team.

GET the facts behind Rafael Goldchain’s success, career development and price. The value of his art is expected to significantly increase in the next few years.

PRESENT IN 36 COLLECTIONS
Including the Museum of Modern Art
35 SOLO EXHIBITIONS
3 in the last 5 years
54 GROUP EXHIBITIONS
4 in the last 5 years
17 INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITIONS
Including the National Library of Chile
1 SOLO EXHIBITION CATALOGUE
Including the Art Gallery of Hamilton
3 GROUP EXHIBITION CATALOGUES
Including the Galerie Vaclav Spaly
8 AWARDS & GRANTS
Including the Leopold Godowsky Jr. Prize
Price Relative Indicator
PRI 1
Career Span
30 years
Prestige Category - Exhibition Venues
A+++

Key Dates

2015 Finalist, Scotiabank Photography Award, Canada
2015 Top artist pick for celebrated artist Edward Burtynsky for Wondereur
2007 “Persona,” Group show, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
2005 “Familial Ground,” Solo show, Rossella Junck Gallery, Venice, Italy and Berlin, Germany
1988 Leopold Godowsky Jr. Color Photography Award, Boston, U.S.
1953 Born in Chile

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