Ugo Rondinone

Born in 1964 in Brunnen (Switzerland), UGO RONDINONE lives and works in New York (United States). He works with mixed-media installations that include sculpture, painting, video, sound, and photography. His wide-ranging practice utilizes metaphoric and iconographic images such as clouds, animals, and figures, as well as powerful declarative sayings. Kamel Mennour and Ugo Rondinone have been working together since 2017.

Recent solo shows include: good evening beautiful blue, Bass Museum of Art, Miami, USA; your age my age and the age of the rainbow, at the Garage Museum of Contemporary art, Moscow, Russia and then at the Fundación Casa Wabi, Oaxaca, Mexico; let’s meet at the parade, Swiss Cultural Center, Paris, France; golden days + silver nights, Macro and Mercati e Foro di Traiano, Rome; seven magic mountains, Art Production Fund and Nevada Museum of Art; becoming soil, Carré d’Art, Nîmes; everytime the sun comes up, Place Vendôme, Paris; vocabulary of solitude, Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam; i ♥ john giorno, Palais de Tokyo, Paris; and breathe walk die, Rockbund Art Museum, Shanghai and then at the Arken museum of modern art, Ishøj, Denmark.

His work is in the collections of MoMA, New York; ICA, Boston; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; Bass Museum, Miami; Carnegie Museum, Pittsburgh; New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York; Des Moines Art Center; and Dallas Museum of Art among others.

Works

Exhibition view, kamel mennour, Paris - © kamel mennour
Exhibition view, kamel mennour, Paris, 2019
Exhibition view, kamel mennour, Paris - © kamel mennour
Exhibition view, kamel mennour, Paris, 2019
Exhibition view, kamel mennour, Paris - © kamel mennour
Exhibition view, kamel mennour, Paris, 2019
vierterjulizweitausendundzwölf - © kamel mennour
vierterjulizweitausendundzwölf, 2012
balåi falls - © kamel mennour
balåi falls, 2015
Exhibition view, Le Bristol Hotel, Paris - © kamel mennour
Exhibition view, Le Bristol Hotel, Paris, 2017
blue yellow red mountain - © kamel mennour
blue yellow red mountain, 2020
Exhibition view, Château de Versailles - © kamel mennour
Exhibition view, Château de Versailles, 2017
Exhibition view, Palais de Tokyo, Paris - © kamel mennour
Exhibition view, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, 2018
we run through a DESERT on burning feet, all of us are glowing our faces look twisted. - © kamel mennour
we run through a DESERT on burning feet, all of us are glowing our faces look twisted., 2008
zweiundzwanzigsterjanuarzweitausendundsiebzehn - © kamel mennour
zweiundzwanzigsterjanuarzweitausendundsiebzehn, 2017
Exhibition view, Rockbund Art Museum, Shanghai - © kamel mennour
Exhibition view, Rockbund Art Museum, Shanghai, 2014
Exhibition view, Kunstmuseum Luzern - © kamel mennour
Exhibition view, Kunstmuseum Luzern, 1989
Exhibition view, Public Art Production Fund and Nevada Museum of Art, Nevada Desert, Las Vegas - © kamel mennour
Exhibition view, Public Art Production Fund and Nevada Museum of Art, Nevada Desert, Las Vegas, 2016
sunrise. west. december - © kamel mennour
sunrise. west. december, 2004
Exhibition view, Le Consortium, Dijon - © kamel mennour
Exhibition view, Le Consortium, Dijon, 2004
Exhibition view, São Paolo Biennale - © kamel mennour
Exhibition view, São Paolo Biennale, 1996
Exhibition view, Bass Museum, Miami - © kamel mennour
Exhibition view, Bass Museum, Miami, 2017
the cordial - © kamel mennour
the cordial, 2017
Exhibition view, Guild Hall of East Hampton - © kamel mennour
Exhibition view, Guild Hall of East Hampton, 2019
Exhibition view, Art Institute of Chicago - © kamel mennour
Exhibition view, Art Institute of Chicago, 2013
Exhibition view, Kunsthalle Helsinki - © kamel mennour
Exhibition view, Kunsthalle Helsinki, 2019
moonrise. east. february - © kamel mennour
moonrise. east. february, 2005
Exhibition view, Bass Museum, Miami - © kamel mennour
Exhibition view, Bass Museum, Miami, 2017
Exhibition view, Tuileries, Paris - © kamel mennour
Exhibition view, Tuileries, Paris, 2010
Exhibition view, Fondation Villa Datris, L'Isle sur la Sorgue - © kamel mennour
Exhibition view, Fondation Villa Datris, L’Isle sur la Sorgue, 2019
Exhibition view, Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens, Deurle - © kamel mennour
Exhibition view, Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens, Deurle, 2010
dritteraprilzweitausendunddreizehn - © kamel mennour
dritteraprilzweitausendunddreizehn, 2013
Exhibition view, Guild Hall of East Hampton - © kamel mennour
Exhibition view, Guild Hall of East Hampton, 2019
Permanent installation, Bass Museum, Miami - © kamel mennour
Permanent installation, Bass Museum, Miami, 2016
Exhibition view, Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas - © kamel mennour
Exhibition view, Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, 2013
einundzwanzigsterjanuarzweitausendundsiebzehn - © kamel mennour
einundzwanzigsterjanuarzweitausendundsiebzehn, 2017
Exhibition view, Centre Pompidou, Paris - © kamel mennour
Exhibition view, Centre Pompidou, Paris, 2003
Exhibition view, Rockefeller Plaza, New York City - © kamel mennour
Exhibition view, Rockefeller Plaza, New York City, 2013
Exhibition view, Contemporary arts center, Cincinnati - © kamel mennour
Exhibition view, Contemporary arts center, Cincinnati, 2017
Exhibition view, Herzilya Museum of Contemporary Art - © kamel mennour
Exhibition view, Herzilya Museum of Contemporary Art, 2001
green blue yellow mountain - © kamel mennour
green blue yellow mountain, 2018
Exhibition view, Contemporary arts center, Cincinnati - © kamel mennour
Exhibition view, Contemporary arts center, Cincinnati, 2017
Exhibition view, Whitechapel Gallery, London - © kamel mennour
Exhibition view, Whitechapel Gallery, London, 2006
Exhibition view, MUSAC, Léon - © kamel mennour
Exhibition view, MUSAC, Léon, 2009
Exhibition view, Kunsthaus Zurich - © kamel mennour
Exhibition view, Kunsthaus Zurich, 1994
fünfzehnterjanuarzweitausendundsiebzehn - © kamel mennour
fünfzehnterjanuarzweitausendundsiebzehn, 2017
Exhibition view, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston - © kamel mennour
Exhibition view, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, 2016
Permanent installation, Commanderie de Peyrassol - © kamel mennour
Permanent installation, Commanderie de Peyrassol, 2018
Exhibition view, Migros Museum, Zurich - © kamel mennour
Exhibition view, Migros Museum, Zurich, 1996
Exhibition view, Tuileries, Paris - © kamel mennour
Exhibition view, Tuileries, Paris, 2009
blue green yellow red pink mountain - © kamel mennour
blue green yellow red pink mountain, 2018
Exhibition view, Le Consortium, Dijon - © kamel mennour
Exhibition view, Le Consortium, Dijon, 2004
Exhibition view, Place Vendôme, Paris - © kamel mennour
Exhibition view, Place Vendôme, Paris, 2016
Exhibition view, ARKEN Museum of Modern Art, Ishøj - © kamel mennour
Exhibition view, ARKEN Museum of Modern Art, Ishøj, 2018
fünfterjanuarzweitausendundsiebzehn - © kamel mennour
fünfterjanuarzweitausendundsiebzehn, 2017
Exhibition view, Contemporary arts center, Cincinnati - © kamel mennour
Exhibition view, Contemporary arts center, Cincinnati, 2017
Exhibition view, Church San Stae, Venice Biennale - © kamel mennour
Exhibition view, Church San Stae, Venice Biennale, 2007
Exhibition view, Art Basel - © kamel mennour
Exhibition view, Art Basel, 2008

Exhibitions & News

Ugo Rondinone - Hayward Gallery - © kamel mennour
Ugo Rondinone, Among the Trees
4 March — 31 October 2020
Hayward Gallery, London
Fondation Opale - © kamel mennour
Anish Kapoor, Lee Ufan, Ugo Rondinone, Résonances
14 June 2020 — 4 April 2021
Fondation Opale, Lens
Ann Veronica Janssens  - KANAL - © kamel mennour
Valentin Carron, Ann Veronica Janssens, Ugo Rondinone, It Never Ends
24 September 2020 — 25 April 2021
Kanal — Centre Pompidou, Brussels
Ugo Rondinone - Beaux Arts de Paris - © kamel mennour
Ugo Rondinone, we are poems
14 October 2019 — 1 July 2021
Beaux-Arts de Paris
stone figure - © kamel mennour
Ugo Rondinone, commissioned by Rennes Metropole
21 December 2020 — 18 April 2021
Rennes
Group show - © kamel mennour
Neïl Beloufa, Michel François, Petrit Halilaj, Camille Henrot, Tadashi Kawamata, Alicja Kwade, Claude Lévêque, Ugo Rondinone, Group show
3 — 12 October 2020
kamel mennour, 6 rue du Pont de Lodi, Paris 6
Ugo Rondinone - Biennale de Riga - © kamel mennour
Ugo Rondinone, and suddenly it all blossoms
20 August — 13 September 2020
The 2nd Riga International Biennial of Contemporary Art
Le Modern Style - © kamel mennour
Group show, Le Modern Style
21 May — 21 June 2020
kamel mennour online
From Home - © kamel mennour
Group show, From Home
3 — 20 April 2020
kamel mennour online
a wall . seven windows . four people . three trees . some clouds . one sun . - © kamel mennour
Ugo Rondinone, a wall . seven windows . four people . three trees . some clouds . one sun .
14 October — 23 November 2019
Opening 14 October 2019, 18:00
kamel mennour, 47 rue Saint-André-des-Arts, Paris 6
kamel mennour, 6 rue du Pont de Lodi, Paris 6
kamel mennour, 28 avenue Matignon, Paris 8
Ugo Rondinone - Kunsthalle Helsinki - © kamel mennour
Ugo Rondinone, everyone gets lighter
13 September — 17 November 2019
Kunsthalle Helsinki
View of the group show “Mask”, kamel mennour (51 Brook Street), London, 2018

© ADAGP Michel François
© Petrit Halilaj
© ADAGP Camille Henrot
© ADAGP Bertrand Lavier
© Matthew Lutz‑Kinoy
© ADAGP Pierre Molinier
© Ugo Rondinone
Photo. archives kamel mennour
Courtesy the artist and kamel mennour, Paris/London - © kamel mennour
Group show, Mask
28 June — 28 July 2018
kamel mennour, 51 Brook Street, London
Ugo Rondinone - Château de Versailles - © kamel mennour
Ugo Rondinone, Voyage d’hiver
21 October 2017 — 7 January 2018
Château de Versailles

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