Ugo Rondinone

Born in Brunnen, 1964 and lives in New York, USA

Ugo Rondinone is a New York-based multidisciplinary artist and curator whose practice spans several distinct groups of paintings, immersive installations, as well as sculptures in various materials, monumental landscape drawings, intimate still life drawings, text-based works, photography, video and film.

Rondinone has exhibited internationally for more than three decades and in 2007, he represented Switzerland at the 52nd La Biennale di Venezia.

Most recently his solo exhibitions have included vocabulary of solitude, Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland (2021); nude in the landscape, Belvedere 21, Vienna (2021); everyone gets lighter, Helsinki Festival and Kunsthalle Helsinki, Helsinki (2019); good evening beautiful blue, The Bass, Miami Beach (2017).

Celebrated public commissions include Seven Magic Mountains, 2016, presented by Art Production Fund & the Nevada Museum of Art, Nevada; Liverpool Mountain, 2018, his first public sculpture in the UK, outside Tate Liverpool; and human nature, commissioned by the Public Art Fund, Rockefeller Plaza, New York in 2013.

Upcoming solo exhibitions in 2022 include: vocabulary of solitude, Museo Rufino Tamayo, Mexico City (June 5 – October 30, 2022), in Frankfurt: a survey exhibition lifetime at the Schirn Kunsthalle concurrent with a sculpture installation in the Städel Museum’s garden (June 24 – October 18, 2022).

Ugo Rondinone: The water is a poem unwritten by the air no. The earth is a poem unwritten by the fire
Every autumn since 2015, the Petit Palais has invited contemporary artists to exhibit alongside its permanent collection. This year, Ugo Rondinone will present an exclusive exhibition opening October 18.
18 Oct 2022 - 08 Jan 2023
Petit Palais
Ugo Rondinone: burn shine fly
A major solo exhibition by the Swiss artist at the Scuola Grande di San Giovanni Evangelista on the occasion of the 59th Venice Biennale.
20 Apr 2022 - 17 Sep 2022
A group exhibitions collecting the main editions produced for the art space over the years
11 Sep 2020 - 18 Dec 2020
Ugo Rondinone: Nuns + Monks
The exhibition features new sculptures by the Swiss-born, New York-based artist
12 Sep 2020 - 19 Dec 2020
Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Maag Areal
Among the Trees
Hayward Gallery presents in London the group exhibition "Among the Trees", to explore our relationship with nature
04 Mar 2020 - 17 May 2020
Hayward Gallery
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