Ugo Rondinone

Born: 1964

Hometown: Brunnen, Switzerland

Lives and Works: New York, NY

Education: Hochschule für Angewandte Kunst, Vienna, Austria, 1990

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Ugo Rondinone Bio

About The Artist

Swiss artist Ugo Rondinone has spent the last 20 years examining the psychic and emotional nature of even the most banal events that occur in real life. An experimenter in many media, Rondinone's vast body of work includes trance-like mandala paintings, large-scale drawings from natural life, and multi-channel video installations.

Since 1997, Rondinone has been making neon-lit, rainbow-colored signs from phrases he appropriates from pop songs and everyday exclamations that are joyous affirmations of love and life, including the sculpture Hell, Yes which spells out the title in gigantic rainbow letters on the facade of the New Museum of Contemporary Art in Manhattan's Bowery district.

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