Ugo Rondinone, Swiss (1963 - )

Born:
Brunnen, Switzerland, 1963

Education:
Hochschule für angewandte Kunst, Vienna, 1986-1990

Currently lives and works in New York


Selected One-Person Exhibitions

2007
Hell, Yes! New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York
Ugo Rondinone: Big Mind Sky, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
air gets into everything even nothing & get up girl a sun is running the world, Creative Time: Art on the Plaza, Battery Park, New York

2006
giorni felici, Galleria Civica de Modena, Italy
zero built a nest in my navel, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London; traveled to the Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh
on butterfly wings,Galerie Almine Rech, Paris
Unday, Galerie Esther Schipper, Berlin
a waterlike still, Ausstellungshalle zeitgenössische Kunst, Münster
my endless numbered days, Sadie Coles HQ, London
Ugo Rondinone, Ausstellungshalle für zeitgenössische Kunst, Münster

2005
Sunsetsunrise, Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv

2004
I Don't Live Here Anymore, Sprengel Museum Hannover
Long Gone Sole, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
Sail Me on a Silver Sun, Raucci,/Santamaria Gallery, Naples
Ugo Rondinone: Nothing Has Changed, Gruppe Oesterreichische Guggenheim, Vienna
Long Nights Short Years, Le Consortium, Dijon
Clockwork for Oracle, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne

2003
Moonrise, Galerie Hauser & Wirth & Presenhuber, Zurich
Lessness, Galerie Almine Rech, Paris
Our Magic Hour, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney
Roundelay, Musee National d’Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris

2002
Our Magic Hour, Centre for Contemporary Visual Arts, Brighton
1988, Works on Paper Inc., Los Angeles
The Dancer and the Dance, Galerie Krobath+Wimmer, Vienna
CigaretteSandwich, Sadie Coles HQ, London
Coming up for Air, Württembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart, Germany
No How On, Kunsthalle, Vienna
A Horse With No Name, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
Le Consortium, Dijon, France
Gallery Taka Ishi, Tokyo

2001
Slow Graffitti, Galerie Schipper & Krome, Berlin
Fond Regional d’Art Contemporain Provence Alpes Cote d’Azur (FracPaca), Marseille
Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome (catalogue)
Yesterday’s Dancer, Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv
Dreams and Dramas, Herzliya Museum of Art, Herzliya, Israel

2000
So Much Water, So Close to Home, P.S.1, Long Island City, New York
Love Invents Us, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
Hell Yes!, Sadie Coles HQ, London
If there were anywhere but desert, Mont Blanc Boutique, New York; Traveled to Galerie Almine Rech, Paris
A Doubleday and a Pastime, Galleria Raucci/ Santamaria, Naples

1999
Guided By Voices, Kunsthaus Glarus, (curated by Beatrix Ruf), Switzerland;
Traveled to Galerie für zeitgenössische Kunst Leipzig, (curated by Jan Winkelmann), Germany (catalogue)
Moonlighting, Galerie Hauser & Wirth & Presenhuber, Zurich
Light of Fallen Stars, Yves Saint Laurent Boutique, New York
In the Sweet Years Remaining, Galerie Schipper & Krome, Berlin

1998
The Evening Passes Like Any Other, Galerie Almine Rech, Paris
In the Sweet Years Remaining, Galerie João Graça, Lisbon
So Much Water, So Close to Home, Krobath & Wimmer, Vienna

1997
Moonlight and Aspirin, Galleria Bonomo, Rome
StillSmoking, Galleria Raucci/St. Maria, Naples
Where Do We Go From Here, Le Consortium, Dijon, France
Tender Places Come From Nothing, Cato Jans Der Raum, Hamburg

1996
Heyday, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Geneva (catalogue)
DogDays Are Over, Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zurich (catalogue)
Le Case d’Arte, Milan

1995
Galerie Walcheturm, Zurich
Migrateurs, ARC, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris
Meantime, Galerie Froment-Putman, Paris

1994
Galerie Six Friedrich, Munich
Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne
Galerie Ballgasse, Vienna
Centre d’Art Contemporain de Martigny, Switzerland

1992
Pasttime, Galerie Walcheturm, Zurich

1991
Galerie Walcheturm, Zurich
Galerie Pinx, Oskar Schmidt, Vienna
Galerie Martina Detterer, Frankfurt

1989
Galerie Pinx, Oskar Schmidt, Vienna

1987
Raum für aktuelle Schweizer Kunst, Lucerne

1986
Sec 52, Ricco Bilger, Zurich

1985
Galerie Marlene Frei, Zurich


Selected Group Exhibitions

2007
Pubiek, City Hall on the Coolsingel - Rotterdam, Netherlands
The Third Mind, Palais de Tokyo, Paris (curator)
Summer Show, James Cohan Gallery, New York
Disorder in the House, Vanhaerents Art Collection, Brussels
Une questioned generation, Musee d’art Contemporain deLyon
Our Magic Hours_Europe Contemporary Art, Arario Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
Prague Biennale, Prague
The Hamsterwheel, Tesa della Nuovissima 105, Arsenale di Venezia. Travels to the Festival Printemps de Septembre, Toulouse
52. Biennale di Venezia, Swiss Pavillion, Venice
Gironcoli Museum, Vienna
Disorder in the House, Vanhaerents Art Collection, Brussels
Une question de génération, Musée d'art contemporain de Lyon
our magic hour, Arario Gallery, Cheonan, South Korea

2006
Super Vision, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston
Don Juan alias Don Giovanni oder „zwei plus zwei sind vier“ oder „Lust ist der einzige Schwindel, dem ich Dauer wünsche“, Magazin4 Bregenzer Kunstverein, Bregenz
CONTOS DIXITAIS, CGAC Centro Galego de Arte Contemporànea, Santiago de Compostela
Newcastle Gateshead Winter Festival, NVA Organisation, Glasgow
behind the cliché, Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, Street
From Subculture to High Fashion, Kunstmuseum St. Gallen, Lifestyle
Icônes, Espace Louis Vuitton, Paris
Nach Schiele, Österreichische Galerie Belvedere, Wien
black/white & chewing gum, Krobath Wimmer, Wien
La Force de l’art, Grand Palais 2006, Grand Palais, Paris
Don Giovanni: Zwei plus zwei gleich vier. Oder „Lust ist der einzige Schwindel, dem ich Dauer wünsche“, Ursula Blickle Stiftung, Kraichtal-Unteröwisheim
DON JUAN alias Don Giovanni, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna
Egomania, Galleria Civica, Modena
The scarecrow, Averoff Museum, Athens
Inner go go, Vamiali, Athens,
Gay Chic – von der Subkultur zum Mainstream, Museum für Gestaltung, Zurich
Handsome, Galerie Analix Forever, Geneva
Winterausstellung, Esther Schipper, Berlin

2005
Chambres à Part, Hotel Sezz, cur. Laurence Dreyfus, Paris
Cobra Museum of Modern Art, Amsterdam
Fragile, Galerie Analix Forever, Geneva
Prague Biennale, Prague
Universal Experience: Art, Life and the Tourist's Eye, MCA Chicago. Travels to the Hayward Gallery, London, and MART, Rovereto
Ambiance, Kunstsammlung im Ständehaus, Dusseldorf
Fragile, Galerie Analix Forever, Geneva
Private View – Collection Pierre Huber, Musée Cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne
Swiss Video, Bunkier Sztuki, Cracow
Das Neue II, Atelier Augarten, Vienna
Coleccion Helga de Alvear, Museo Extremeno e Iberoamericano, Badajoz, Spain
Zur Vorstellung des Terrors: Die RAF, Kunst-Werke, Berlin

2004
The realm of the senses, James Cohan Gallery, New York
L’Air du Temps: Collection printemps/été 2004, Migros Musem, Zurich, Switzerland. Travels to Museum Löffler, Kosice, Slovakia
I am the Walrus, curated by Jan Avgikos, Cheim & Reid, New York
Carnegie International, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh
Modern Art, Works and Days, Louisiana Museum of Humlebaek
Schoner Wohnen, Centre for Contemporary Art, Waregem, Belgium
Nothing has changed, Guggenheim Gruppe Osterreich, Vienna, Austria
Lustwarande 04, Fundament, Tilburg
Hard Light, P.S. 1, New York
La Grande Parade: Portrait de l’artiste en clown, Musee des beaux-arts du Canada, Ottawa
Ugo Rondinone Les Krims, Sprengel Museum Hannover
Lasko: wallpainting en Suisse, Centre d’art de Neuchatel, Neuchatel
Genesis sculpture, Pommery Domain, Reims
Eden, Biblioteca Luis Angel Arango, Bogotá
Sculptures Show, Galerie Almine Rech, Paris
La Grange Parade: Portrait de l’artiste en clown, Grand Palais, Paris

2003
Sculpture, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
Avant, 7th Biennale D’Art Contemporain de Lyon
Story Faces, Mirko Mayer gallery, Cologne
Not Neutral, Contemporary Swiss Photography, Grey Art Gallery, New York University, New York
Durchzug/Draft, Kunsthalle, Zurich, Zurich
Urban diaries. Young artists from Switzerland, Alcala 31, Madrid
Psychodrome 04, Fundacio Joan Miro, Barcelona
Breathing the Water, Galerie Hauser & Wirth & Presenhuber, Zurich
Collustre, Collection Lambert, Hôtel de Caumont, Avignon
Edén: La Colección Jumex en el Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso, Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso, Mexico

2002
Zeitgenössische Fotokunt aus der Schweiz, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein (nbk), Berlin; Traveled to Museum Bochum, Germany; Galerie Villingen Schwenningen, Germany
Jour de Cirque, Grimaldi Forum, Monaco
I don't live here anymore, Hallescher Kunstverein, Halle, Germany
Lowland Lullaby, Swiss Institute, New York
Self/In Material Conscience, Fondation Sandretto (Guarene), Turin
Octopus, Bruges, Belgium
Je t’aime ... moi non plus, Halle au Poisson, Perpignan, France
bienvenue willkommen welcome @ altkirch, Centre Rhénan d'Art Contemporain Alsace, Altkirch, France
The House of Fiction, Sammlung Hauser & Wirth, St. Gallen, Switzerland
Drawing Now: Eight Propositions, The Museum of Modern Art, New York (catalogue)
Ahead of the 21st century, The Pisces Collection, Furstenberg Collections at Donaueschingen, Germany (catalogue)

2001
Liverpool Biennale, United Kingdom
Galerie Krobath Wimmer, Vienna
Tenth Anniversary Exhibition, 100 Drawings and Photographs, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
Printemps de septembre, Théâtre du Fantastique, Toulouse, France
Loop – Alles auf Anfang, Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung, Munich (catalogue)
Mouvements Immobiles, Musée d’art Moderne, Buenos Aires
Salons de musique, Musée d’Art Moderne et Contemporain de Strasbourg, France
Surface Lisse, Musée de la photographie, Mougins, France Musée National d’Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
dai, dai, dai, where do we go from here?, Netherlands Institut voor Mediakunst, Amsterdam
Fingerspitzengefühl der menschliche Körper in der Gegenwartskunst, Galerie der Stadt Sindelfingen, Germany
The Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin
Gestes, Musée des Beaux Arts de Montréal, Canada
Sammlung DaimlerChrysler. Neuerwerbungen/New Acquisitions, DaimlerChrysler Contemporary, Berlin
Let’s entertain, Miami Art Museum; Traveled to Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germany; Portland Art Museum, Oregon; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; and Musée National d’Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
Collaborations with Parkett 1984 to Now, The Museum of Modern Art, New York

2000
Landschaftsräume, Neues Kunstmuseum Luzern, Switzerland
Life After the Squirrel, Location One, New York
Face à Face, Kunstpanorama, Lucerne, Switzerland
Heart, Centro d’Arte Contemporanea Ticino, Bellinzona, Italy
come in and find out, vol.4, (curated by Klara Wallner), Podewil, Berliner Kunstveranstaltungs, Berlin
le jeu des 7 familles, La Fondation Mamco et Musée d’Art Moderne et Contemporain, Geneva
Une Mise en scène du réel: artiste/acteur, Villa Arson, Nice, France
Premio Michetti, Fondazione Michetti, (curated by Gianni Romano), Francavilla al Mare, Italy
Volume: Bed of Sound, P.S.1, Long Island City, New York Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, Israel
Présumé Innocent, Musée d’Art Contemporain de Bordeaux, France
Over the edges, Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Ghent, Belgium (catlogue)
Video Positive 2000-the other side of zero, Bluecoast Chambers, Liverpool
Mécaniste, KIAD, Canterbury, United Kingdom
Under the Same Sky, KIASMA, Helsinki
Living In The Real World, (curated by Hilde Teerlinck), Museum Dhondt Dhaenens, Belgium
Ich ist etwas anderes, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Germany
Eurovision, Saatchi Gallery, London

1999
L’autre sommeil, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris
Sans reserve 1, Musée de Strasbourg, France
The Passion and The Wave, (curated by Paolo Colombo), Sixth International Istanbul Biennial
Missing Link, curated by Christoph Doswald, Kunstmuseum Bern, Switzerland
DA CH, Galerie Krinzinger im Benger Park, Austria
trans sphère, (curated Philippe Régnier), FRAC Poitou-Charentes, Angoulême, France
Lofoten Arts Festival, Spillerom, Svolvær, Italy
Le Republiche dell’arte, Palazzo delle Papesse, Siena
Trouble Spot. Painting, Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst, Antwerp, Belgium
Signs Of Life, First Melbourne International Biennial, Australia
Rosa für Jungs/Hellblau für Mädchen, NGBK, Berlin
XN99, Espace des Arts, Chalon sur Saone, France

1998
Dogdays Are Over, Centre Culturel Suisse, Paris
Time After Time, Emily Tsingou Gallery, London
Auf der Spur – Kunst der 90er Jahre im Spiegel von Schweizer Sammlungen, Kunsthalle Zürich
Weather Everything, Galerie für zeitgenössische Kunst Leipzig, Germany
A Streetwalk Named Desire, Lucerne
Berlin/Berlin, (curated by Nancy Spector), Klaus Biesenbach, HansUlrich Obrist, Berlin Biennial, Germany
Libera mente, Palazzo del Capitano, Cesena, Italy
Joseph Grigely, Ugo Rondinone, Millie Wilson, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
Kunstausstellung Holderbank, Holderbank, United Kingdom
From the Corner of the Eye, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (catalogue)
Nonchalance Revisted. Junge Schweizer Kunst, (curated by Christoph Doswald), Akademie der Künste, Berlin
Grenzenlos, Art Club Berlin as guest in the Mies van der Rohe Pavillion, Barcelona
4. Internationale FotoTriennale, Villa Merkel, Esslingen, Germany
Freie Sicht aufs Mittelmeer, Kunsthaus Zürich
Freie Sicht aufs Mittelmeer, Kunstverein Frankfurt, Germany
Don’t Look Now, Galerie Walcheturm, Zurich
Homo Zappiens Zappiens, Université de Rennes, France
Aids Worlds, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Geneva
Altered States, Utrecht, Holland

1997
Foto Relations, Kunsthaus, Brunn, Germany
Rear window, Galerie Almine Rech, Paris
Fort! Da! Cooperations, Villa Merkel, Esslingen, Germany
Disaster and Recovery, The Swiss Institute, New York
Why don’t we do it in the road, Cato Jans, Der Raum, Hamburg
Diskland snowscape, (curated by Harm Lux), Shed im Eisenwerk, Frauenfeld, Switzerland
Ausstellungsprojekt der Klasse Armleder, 504, Hochschule für Bildende Künste, Braunschweig, Germany
Festival Atlantico, Lisbon
Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Rome
Transit, Centro d’Arte Contemporanea Ticino, Bellinzona, Italy
Landschaft heute, Talmuseum, Engelberg, Switzerland
Ruhm und Ehre, Galerie der Stadt Schwaz im Palais Enzenberg, Austria
Dramatically Different, Le Magasin, Grenoble, France

1996
Nonchalance, Centre PasquArt, Biel, Switzerland
Where do we go from here?, Twenty-third International Biennale of São Paulo (catalogue)
Young Art – Forum der jungen Schweizer Kunst, Kunsthalle, 50 Jahre Providentia, Berne
Non! Pas comme ca! , Centre d’Art Neuchàtel, Switzerland
Conversation Pieces II, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia
The Agression of Beauty, Galerie Arndt & Parnter, Berlin
Macht der Verführung, Interims Kunsthalle, Berlin
Cabines de bain, Attitude, Fribourg, Switzerland
Radikale Bilder, 2. Österreich.Triennale zur Fotografie, Neue Galerie und Künstlerhaus, Graz, Austria
Radikale Bilder, Kunsthalle Szombathely, Hungary
Modèles Corrigés, Collège Marcel Duchamp, Châteauroux, France

1995
Files, Bunker 4th Floor, Berlin
The Pleasure of Merely Circulating, Memory/Cage Edition, Zurich
Livres d’Artistes, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Geneva
Lanschaft mit dem Blick der 90er Jahre, Mitterheinmuseum, Koblenz, Germany; Traveled to Museum Schlossburg a.d.Saale, Berlin; and Haus am Waldsee, Berlin
Fields, (curated by Harm Lux), Zypressenstrasse 71, Zurich
Kunstpreis der Böttcherstrasse in Bremen, Kunsthalle Bremen, Germany
Entrée en Matière, Ecole Supériere d’Arts Visuels, Lausanne
Oh Pain Oh Life, Helmhaus, Zurich
Private Welten, Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zurich

1994
Snow Job, (curated by Lionel Bovier), Forde, Geneva
Kunsthalle Palazzo Liestal, Switzerland
Passing Through, (curated by Ugo Rondinone), Galerie Walchturm, Zurich
Lokalzeit – Wiener Material im Spiegel des Unbehagens, (curated by Peter Weibel), Raum Strohal, Vienna
Endstation Sehnsucht, Kunsthaus, Zurich
Oh boy, it’s a girl, Kunstverein München, Munich; Traveled to Messepalast Wien, Austria
Steirischer Herbst, (curated by Paolo Bianchi), Graz, Austria
Suspension, Fotohof Salzburg, Austria
Suspension, Fotoforum, Innsbruck, Austria
Galerie im Taxispalais, Innsbruck, Austria

1993
Papierarbeiten & einige Skulpturen, Galerie Six Friedrich, Munich
Changing I, Shedhalle, Zurich
Prospect 93, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt am Main
Hellbound, Centre d’Art Contemporain Martigny, France
Serial, Michelle Nicol Shop, Zurich
Salamon Torony, Donau, Mucsarnok, Visegard, Hungary
Die Sprache der Kunst, Kunsthalle,Vienna

1992
Die Sprache der Kunst, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Germany
Kunstmuseum Luzern, (with Urs Fischer, Claudia di Gallo), Switzerland
Oh! Cet écho!, Centre Culturel Suisse, Paris

1991
20 fragile pieces, Galerie B. & L. PollaAnnalix, Geneva
Chamer Räume, Cham, Germany
Über dem Röstigraben, Nassauischer Kunstverein, Wiesbaden, Germany

1990
Stillstand Switches, Shedhalle, Zurich

1989
Kunstmuseum Luzern, Switzerland
Igitur, Kunsthalle Winterthur, Switzerland

1988
Spiel der Spur, Shedhalle, Zurich

1987
Seedamm Kulturzentrum, Pfäffikon, Switzerland

1986
Galerie M2, Vevey, Switzerland

1985
Weihnachstausstellung, Kunstmuseum Luzern, Switzerland
Junge Schweizer (with U. Frei + D. Zimmermann), Shedhalle, Zurich

Awards and Grants

1998/99
Werkjahr P.S.1, Long Island City, New York
Bundesamt für Kultur, Bern

1998
Schweizer Plakat des Jahres 1998: ‘Eidgenössische Preise für freie Kunst1998‘

1997/98
Werkjahr New York der Stadt Zürich

1995
Eidgenössicher Preis für Freie Kunst

1994
Eidgenössicher Preis für Freie Kunst

1993
Kiefer – Hablitzel Stipendium

1991
Eidgenössicher Preis für Freie Kunst
Kiefer – Hablitzel Stipendiu
Kantonales Werkjahr

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