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

Installation view, Place Saint-Germain-des-Prés, Paris - © kamel mennour
Installation view, Place Saint-Germain-des-Prés, Paris, 2021
Exhibition view, kamel mennour, Paris - © kamel mennour
Exhibition view, kamel mennour, Paris, 2021
the geyser - © kamel mennour
the geyser, 2013
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, 2020
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 - Auckland Art Gallery - © kamel mennour
Ugo Rondinone, vocabulary of solitude
20 November 2021 — 27 February 2022
Auckland Art Gallery
Ugo Rondinone - Belvedere 21 - © kamel mennour
Ugo Rondinone, nude in the landscape
12 December 2021 — 1 May 2022
Belvedere 21, Vienna
Ugo Rondinone - Beaux Arts de Paris - © kamel mennour
Ugo Rondinone, we are poems
14 October 2019 — 10 July 2022
Beaux-Arts de Paris
Ugo Rondinone - Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt - © kamel mennour
Ugo Rondinone, Solo exhibition
24 June — 18 September 2022
Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt
Ugo Rondinone - Arken - © kamel mennour
Ugo Rondinone, At the end of the rainbow
22 April 2021 — 2 January 2022
Arken Museum of Modern Art, Ishøj
Ugo Rondinone - Belvedere - © kamel mennour
Ugo Rondinone, your age and my age and the age of the rainbow
13 June — 1 November 2021
Belvedere Palace Garden, Vienna
Landscape of Geometry II - © kamel mennour
Daniel Buren, Latifa Echakhch, David Hominal, Bertrand Lavier, François Morellet, Robin Rhode, Ugo Rondinone, Landscape of Geometry II
4 September — 7 October 2021
Opening 4 September 2021, 15:00 — 00
kamel mennour, 6 rue du Pont de Lodi, Paris 6
Michel François & Ugo Rondinone - Lustwarande - © kamel mennour
Michel François, Ugo Rondinone, Stations
3 July — 3 October 2021
Lustwarande - Platform for Contemporary Sculpture, Tilburg
Diversité United - Tempelhof - © kamel mennour
Petrit Halilaj, Alicja Kwade, Ugo Rondinone, Diversity United
9 June — 19 September 2021
Hangar 2+3, Flughafen Tempelhof, Berlin
a rainbow . a nude . bright light . summer - © kamel mennour
Ugo Rondinone, a rainbow . a nude . bright light . summer
2 June — 31 August 2021
Opening 5 June 2021, 11:00 — 00
kamel mennour, 28 avenue Matignon, Paris 8
Gold and Magic - Arken - © kamel mennour
Alicja Kwade, Ugo Rondinone, Gold and Magic
22 April — 8 August 2021
Arken Museum of Modern Art, Ishøj
Ugo Rondinone - Parcours Saint-Germain - © kamel mennour
Ugo Rondinone, Parcours Saint-Germain
1 — 10 June 2021
Place Saint-Germain-des-Prés, Paris
Landscape of Geometry - © kamel mennour
Daniel Buren, Ann Veronica Janssens, Anish Kapoor, Bertrand Lavier, Lee Ufan, François Morellet, Ugo Rondinone, Landscape of Geometry
22 May — 5 June 2021
kamel mennour, 6 rue du Pont de Lodi, Paris 6

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