Ugo Rondinone

UGO RONDINONE

Born 1964 Brunnen, Switzerland

Lives and works in New York

Awards and Grants


2015

Honoree Award, Bomb Benefit Gala


1998-99

Werkjahr P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York, Bundesamt für Kultur, Bern


1998

Schweizer Plakat des Jahres


1997-98

Werkjahr New York der Stadt Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland


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

Education


1986-90

Hochschule für Angewandte Kunst, Vienna

Solo Exhibitions


2017

“your age and my age and the age of the rainbow,” The Garage, Moscow


2016

"Miami Mountain," outdoor installation commissioned by The Bass, Miami Beach, Florida

"everytime the sun comes up," Place Vendôme, Paris

"the sun at 4pm," Gladstone Gallery, New York

"two men contemplating the moon 1830," Esther Schipper Gallery, Berlin

“giorni d’oro + notti d’argento,” MACRO Testaccio and Mercati di Traiano, Rome

“Ugo Rondinone: Moonrise Sculptures,” The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 

“primordial,” Gladstone Gallery, Brussels

“becoming soil,” Carré d’Art-Musée d’art contemporain, Nîmes, France

“Seven Magic Mountains,” Art Production Fund and Nevada Museum of Art, Nevada

“Vocabulary of Solitude,” Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam, Netherlands


2015

“I Love John Giorno,” Palais de Tokyo, Paris

“clouds + mountains + waterfalls,” Sadie Coles HQ, London

“feelings,” Kukje Gallery, Seoul

“walls + windows + doors,” Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich

“Artists and Poets,” curated by Ugo Rondinone, Wiener Secession, Vienna

“Clouds,” Galerie Krobath, Vienna


2014

"breath walk die," Rockbund Art Museum, Shanghai

"naturaleza humana," Museum Anahuacalli, Mexico City


2013

“Human Nature,” Rockefeller Plaza, Public Art Fund, New York

“we run through a desert on burning feet, all of us glowing our faces look twisted,” Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago

“Thank You Silence,” M Museum, Leuven, Belgium

“Pure Moonlight,” Almine Rech Gallery, Paris

“primal,” Esther Schipper, Berlin

“soul,” Gladstone Gallery, New York

“soul,” Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich

“primal,” Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv

“Poems,” Sorry We’re Closed, Brussels

“Ugo Rondinone,” Fatima Center for Contemporary Culture, Monterrey


2012

“Primitive,” The Common Guild, Glasgow, Scotland

“Pure Sunshine,” Sadie Coles HQ, London

“nude,” Museum of Cycladic Art, Athens

“wisdom? peace? blank? all of this?” Kunst Historisches Museum Wien, Wien, Vienna

“The moth poem and the holy forest,” Krobath, Vienna


2011

“we are poems,” Gladstone Gallery, Brussels

“New Horizon,” Almine Rech Gallery, Brussels

“we are poems,” LVMH, Palais an der Oper, Munich

“outside my window,” Peder Lund Fine Art, Oslo

“Kiss Now Kill Later,” Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich, Switzerland

“we run through a desert on burning feet, all of us are glowing our faces look twisted,” Art Basel, Basel

“outside my window,” Peder Lund Fine Art, Oslo


2010

“nude,” Gladstone Gallery, New York

Olive Tree Installation at IBM Building, 590 Madison Ave, New York

“turn back time. let’s start this day again,” FIAC, Paris

“clockwork for oracles,” Art Basel, Basel

“SUNRISE. east,” Museum Dhondt Dhaenens, Deurle, Belgium

“Die Nacht aus Blei (The Night of Lead),” Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau, Switzerland


2009

“The Night of Lead (La Noche de Plomo),” Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León, France

“SUNRISE. east,” Musee du Louvre, Paris

“How Does it Feel,” Le Cenquatre, Paris 

“Ugo Rondinone: La Vie Silencieuse,” Galerie Almine Rech, Paris

“Art Wall Project,” Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston

“Ugo Rondinone: Nude,” Sadie Coles, London


2008

“clockwork for oracles II” Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, Art Wall Project

“turn back time. let’s start this day again,” Galleria Raucci/Santamaria, Naples, Italy

“outdoor project, sunrise. east,” Frieze Art Fair, London

“We Burn, We Shiver,” SculptureCenter, New York

“Moonrise. East,” Public Art Project, Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland

“TWELVE SUNSETS, TWENTY NINE DAWNS, ALL IN ONE,” Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich, Switzerland

“dog days are over,” Hayward Gallery, London


2007

“Big Mind Sky,” Matthew Marks Gallery, New York

“Ugo Rondinone,” Wohnsiedlung Werdwies, Zurich-Altstetten, Kunst und Bau

“get up girl a sun is running the world,” Church San Stae, Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy

“our magic hour,” Arario Gallery, Seoul

“air gets into everything even nothing,” Creative Time, Ritz Carlton Plaza, Battery Park, New York


2006

“giorni felici,” Galleria Civica di Modena, Modena, Italy

“on butterfly wings,” Galerie Almine Rech, Paris

“Thank you silence,” Matthew Marks Gallery, New York

“Unday,” Galerie Esther Schipper, Berlin

“a waterlike still,” Ausstellungshalle zeitgenössische Kunst, Münster, Germany

“my endless numbered days,” Sadie Coles HQ, London

“zero built a nest in my navel,” Whitechapel Gallery, London


2005

“clockwork for oracles,” Instituto Svizzero di Milano, Milan, Italy

“sunsetsunrise,” Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, Israel


2004

“sail me on a silver sun,” Galleria Raucci/Santamaria, Naples, Italy

“long gone sole,” Matthew Marks Gallery, New York

“long night short years,” Le Consortium, Dijon, France

“clockwork for oracles,” Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, Australia


2003

“La Criée,” Théâtre National de Bretagne, Galerie Art & Essai, Rennes, France

“moonrise,” Galerie Hauser & Wirth & Presenhuber, Zurich, Switzerland

“our magic hour,” Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia

“lessness,” Galerie Almine Rech, Paris

“roundelay,” Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris


2002

“in alto arte sui ponteggi,” Centro Culturale Svizzero via Politecnico, Milan, Italy

“our magic hour,” Centre for Contemporary Visual Arts, Brighton, England

“coming up for air,” Württembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany

“1988,” Works on paper inc., Los Angeles

“Lowland Lullaby,” with Urs Fischer, Swiss Institute, New York

“cigarettesandwich,” Sadie Coles HQ, London

“the dancer and the dance,” Galerie Krobath Wimmer, Vienna

“no how on,” Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna

“a horse with no name,” Matthew Marks Gallery, New York

“On Perspective,” Galleri Faurschou, Copenhagen


2001

“slow graffiti,” Galerie Schipper & Krome, Berlin

FRACPaca, Marseille, France

“yesterdays dancer,” Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, Israel

“dreams and dramas,” Herzliya Museum of Art, Herzliya, Israel

“kiss tomorrow goodbye,” Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome

“if there were anywhere but desert,” Galerie Almine Rech, Paris


2000

“so much water so close to home,” P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York

“love invents us,” Matthew Marks Gallery, New York

“if there were anywhere but dessert,” Mont-Blanc Boutique, New York

“a doubleday and a pastime,” Galleria Raucci/Santamaria, Naples, Italy

“in the sweet years remaining,” Museum Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark

“hell, yes!,” Sadie Coles HQ, London


1999

“guided by voices,” Galerie für zeitgenössische Kunst Leipzig, Germany

“guided by voices,” Kunsthaus Glarus, Glarus, Switzerland

“moonlighting,” Galerie Hauser & Wirth & Presenhuber, Zurich, Switzerland

“light of fallen stars,” Yves Saint Laurent, New York

“in the sweet years remaining,” Schipper & Krome, Berlin


1998

“in the sweet years remaining,” Galerie João Graça, Lisbon

“the evening passes like any other,” Galerie Almine Rech, Paris

“so much water so close to home,” Galerie Krobath Wimmer, Vienna


1997

“stillsmoking,” Galleria Raucci/Santamaria, Naples, Italy

“moonlight and aspirin,” Galleria Bonomo, Rome

“tender places come from nothing,” Cato Jans Der Raum, Hamburg, Germany

“where do we go from here?,” Le Consortium, Dijon, France


1996

“dog days are over,” Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zurich, Switzerland

“Ugo Rondinone,” Le Case d’Arte, Milan, Italy

“Heyday,” Centre d’Art Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland


1995

“meantime,” Galerie Froment-Putman, Paris

“Migrateurs,” Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris

“cry me a river,” Galerie Walcheturm, Zurich, Switzerland


1994

“Ugo Rondinone,” Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne, Germany       

“Ugo Rondinone,” Galerie Six Friedrich, Munich, Germany


1993

“drawings,” Centre d’Art Contemporain de Martigny, Martigny, Switzerland

“lightyears,” Galerie Ballgasse, Vienna


1992

“pastime,” Galerie Walcheturm, Zurich, Switzerland


1991

“far away trains passing by,” Galerie Martina Detterer, Frankfurt, Germany

“two stones in my pocket,” Galerie Pinx, Vienna

“i’m a tree,” Galerie Walcheturm, Zurich, Switzerland


1989

“Ugo Rondinone,” Galerie Pinx, Vienna


1987

“Ugo Rondinone,” Raum für aktuelle Schweizer Kunst, Lucerne, Switzerland


1986

“Ugo Rondinone,” Sec 52, Ricco Bilger, Zurich, Switzerland


1985

“Ugo Rondinone,” Galerie Marlene Frei, Zurich, Switzerland

Group Exhibitions


2017

“Phoenix Rising: The Valley Collects,” Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix

“The Transported Man,” Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 

“The Queen Falls,” Galería OMR, Mexico City

“One and Other,” Zabludowicz Collection, London


2016

"Artist Films at Kino International," organized by Haubrok Foundation, Kino International, Berlin

"The Infinite Mix: Sound and Image in Contemporary Video," Hayward Gallery, London

"dog days are over," Seoul Media City, Seoul

"Representing Rainbows," Gerald Peters Gallery, New York 

"The Collection Stripped Bare by its Artists, Even," Maison Dela Vache Qui Rit/Musée des Beaux Arts de Dole, Dole, France

"Solo Walks," Bündnder Kunstmuseum Chur, Chur, Switzerland

“Sculpture in the City,” public installation, London

"Mount Analogue," Darrow Contemporary, Aspen, Colorado

“Summer School,” The FLAG Art Foundation, New York

“Human Scale,” National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa

“On the Immense and the Numberless,” David Risley Gallery, Copenhagen

“Takashi Murakami’s Superflat Collection from Shohaku and Rosanjin to Anselm Kiefer,” Yokohama Museum of Art, Japan

"Man in the Mirror," Vanhaerents Art Collection, Brussels

"Collection Gallery & Friends (20 Years)," Galerie Mirko Mayer/M-Projects, Cologne, Germany

"You Go To My Head," Galerie Daniel Templon, Brussles
"Parlons-en," Musée Départemental d'art Contemporain de Rochechouart, Rochechouart, France
"Austellung 3: Tanz Es," Ursula Blickle Stiftung, Kraichtal-Unteröwisheim, Germany

"Split: Spiegel. Licht. Reflexion," Schauwerk Sindelfingen, Sindelfingen, Germany


2015

“About Trees,” Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern, Switzerland

“Greater New York,” MoMA PS1, Long Island City, New York

“Museum of Stones,” Noguchi Museum, Long Island City, New York

“Une Brève Histoire de l’Avenir,“ Musée du Louvre, Paris

“Lustwaranade 5,” Tilburg, Netherlands

“Hôtel Dunkerque,“ Frac Nord-Pas-de-Calais, Dunkerque, France

“Hello Walls,” Gladstone Gallery, New York

“Sprayed - Works from 1929 to 2015,” Gagosian Gallery, London

"Genre Humaine," Palais Jacques Coeur, Bourges, France

“TERRAPOLIS,” Ecole Francaise d’Athenes, Athens

“Artists Commissioning Contemporary Architecture,” Bielefelder Kunstverein, Bielefeld, Germany

"Summertime... and the Living is Easy," Geukens & de Vil, Knokke-Heist, Belgium

"Pequod," 11 Columbia, Monaco

"Drawings from the Ringier Collection Chapter 1," Villa Flora Winterthur, Sammlung Hahnloser, Winterthur, Switzerland

"Artzuid 2015," Foundation Artzuid, Amsterdam

"Biennale di Venezia - 56th International Art Exhibition," La Biennale di Venezia Settore Arte, Venice, Italy

"... y el tiempo se hizo," Centro de Artes Visuales Helga de Alvear, Cáceres, Spain

“Work Hard: Selections by Valentin Carron,” Swiss Institute Contemporary Art, New York

“Von Angesicht Zu Angesicht,” Kunstmuseum Luzern, Luzern, Switzerland

“Venusfalle,” Schauwerk-Sindelfingen, Sindelfingen, Germany

“Michael Ringier Collection,” Art Genève, Switzerland

“Works on Paper,” Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich

“Golden Days and Silver Nights, Seven Artists from the John Kaldor Family Collection,” Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney

“Geisterwesen,” Kunstmuseum Luzern, Luzern


2014

"Spaced out: Migration to the interior," Red Bull Studios, New York 

"Cast from Life," Skarstedt Gallery, New York 

“BASH: An exhibition in Two Parts,” Maxart Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild, New York

“Das Optische Unbewusste,” Alte Fabrik, Rapperswil, Switzerland

“By Destiny,” Arario Museum, Jeju, South Korea

“Somos Libres II,” Pinacoteca Giovanni e Marella Agnelli, Turin, Italy

“existenzielle Bildwelten,” Museum Weserburg, Bremen, Germany

"Die Krawatte. Männer macht mode," Schweizer Nationalmuseum, Zurich

“La Disparition Des Lucioles,” Collection Lambert, La Prison Sainte-Anne, Avignon, France

“Fountains of the Deep: Visions of Noah and the Floor,” 462 West Broadway, New York

“Lifelike,” Phoenix Museum of Art, Phoenix

“You Imagine What You Desire,” 19th Biennale of Sydney, Sydney

"The Human Factor: Uses of the Figure in Contemporary Sculpture," Hayward Gallery, London

"Elevation 1049: Between Heaven and Hell," Gstaad

“Man in the Mirror,” VanhaerentsArtCollection, Brussels


2013

“Science of Dreams,” Arsenal, Montreal

“Secret Codes,” Galeria Luisa Strina, Sao Paulo

“Somos Libres,” MATE: Associación Mario Testino, Peru

“Lifelike,” Blanton Museum of Art, University of Texas at Austin, Austin

“Lightness of Being,” Public Art Fund, City Hall Park, New York

“Das Ende des 20. Jahrhunderts. Es kommt noch besser,” Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin

“Nasher XChange,” Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas

Fourth Plinth Commission Shortlist Exhibition, London

“EXPO 1,” MoMA PS1, New York

“Something about a Tree,” The Flag Art Foundation, New York

“Rhythm in it. Vom Rhythmus in der Gegenwartskunst,” Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau

“Lass dich von der Natur anwehen. Landschaftzeichnungen in der Romantik und Gegenwart,” Kunsthalle Bremen, Bremen

“Dynamo,” Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais, Paris

"A Possibility of Escape,” ESPAI D’Art Contemporani De Castello, Castello, Spain

“El Arte del Presente,” Centrocentro Cibeles de Cultura y Ciudadania, Madrid

“The Weak Sex – How Art Pictures the New Male,” Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern

“Soncino, Artisti Americani e Non,” VII Biennale di Soncino a Marco

“Lifelike,” Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, San Diego

“The Time is Now,” John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco

“Sculpture Trail,” Marseille Provence 2013, Aix-en-Provence, France        

“Harlem Postcards,” Studio Museum, New York

“The Hunter and the Factory,” Fundación/Colección Jumex, Ecatepec, Mexico


2012

“Lifelike,” New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans

“The Spirit Level,” Gladstone Gallery, New York

“The Circus as a Parallel Universe,” Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna

“Faces,” Onassis Cultural Centre, Athens

“Topsyturvy – Celebrating another world,” de Appel arts centre, Amsterdam

“Window to the World,” Museo d’Arte, Lugano and Fondation de l’Hermitage, Lausanne

“Klaer, uglee, callamari,” Ramiken Crucible, New York

“From Triple X to Birdsong (In Search of the Schizophrenic Quotient),” Kayne Griffin Corcoran, Santa Monica, California

“Post Tenebras Lux,” Nicola von Senger, Zurich

“Warming up the house,” Museum Barengasse, Zurich

“Body Language,” Centre Culturel Suisse, Paris

“At the Speed of Stone,” Marianne Boesky, New York

“Painting Now,” Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich, Switzerland

“Lifelike,” Walker Art Center, Minneapolis

“Big Mind Sky,” Open Concept Gallery, Grand Rapids, Michigan

“Zoo,” Musee d’art contemporain de Montreal, Montreal, Canada

“Second Skin,” Vara Arts, New York


2011

“The Deer,” Le Consortium, Dijon

“Dream the World Awake,” Fashion Museum Antwerp, Antwerp

“our magic hour – how much of the world can we know?” Yokohama Triennale, Yokohama

“Rollenbilder – Rollenspiele,” Museum der Moderne, Salzburg

“Historias de A. Obras de La Coleccion Jumex,” Museo Amparo, Puebla, Mexico

“El grito,” Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Castilla, Leon, Spain

“Everything Must Go,” Casey Kaplan,” New York

“Welttheater,” Kunstmuseum Lichtenstein, Vaduz, Liechtenstein

“on track,” Domaine de Chamarande, Chamarande, France

“Sculpturale – the world around,” Amsterdam International Sculpture Route, Amsterdam

“John Kaldor Family Collection,” Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney

“Sculpture Now,” Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich, Switzerland

“Chefs d’Oeuvre, Rodin et les Ambassadeurs,” Musée Rodin, Paris

“Sympathy for the Devil,” Vanhaerents Art Collection, Brussels

“Aether. Nouveau Festival du Centre Pompidou,” Centre Pompidou, Paris

“Black Swan,” Regen Projects, Los Angeles

“Unscharf. Nach Gerhard Richter,” Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg

“A strange affinity to the beautiful and the dreadful,” Hendershot Gallery, New York

“Art Parcours,” Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland


2010

“Die Nase des Michelangelo,” Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zurich

“Electro Geo,” Frac Limousi, Limoges, France

“Size DOES Matter,” The Flag Art Foundation, New York

“fashionable Art – die Mode in der Kunst,” Kunst Raum Riehen, Riehen, Switzerland

“Hareng Saur: Ensor and Contemporary Art,” S.M.A.K., Ghent, Belgium

“The New Décor,” The Garage Centre for Contemporary Culture, Moscow

"Where do we go from here? Works from the Jumex Collection," Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, Ohio

“Bilder über Bilder. Diskursive Malerei von Albers bis Zobernig,” MUMOK, Daimler Kunst Sammlung, Vienna

“Biennale of the Art of Painting: Beyond the Sublime,“ Museum Dhondt Dhaenens, Deurle, Belgium

“Sphere 2009,” Galleria Continua, Le Moulin, Boissy-le-Chatel, France

“The New Décor,” Hayward Gallery, London

“Swiss Drawing (1990-2010),” Musée Rath, Geneva

“Reference and Affinity,” Kunstmuseum Luzern, Lucerne, Switzerland

“Hope! L’espoir, de Giacometti a Murakami,” Palais des arts et du Festival, Dinard, France

“UltraMegaLore,” Modemuseum Hasselt, Hasselt, Belgium

Istanbul Museum of Modern Art, Istanbul


2009

“Where do we go from here,” Bass Museum of Art/La Coleccion Jumex, Miami

“Voyage Sentimental. Attraction,” Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain Poitou-Charentes, Angouleme, France

“Zwischenzonen,” La Coleccion Jumex/MUMOK, Vienna

“Black Hole,” Centro Cultural de Andratx, Andratx, Mallorca

“Silence,” Museum of Art Lucerne, Lucerne, Switzerland

“We Are Sun Kissed and Snow Blind,” Galerie Patrick Seguin, Paris

“Chromamix 2,” Museé d’Art Contemporain, Strasbourg

Bleibtreu Galerie, Berlin

“Wall Rockets: Contemporary Artists and Ed Ruscha,” The Flag Art Foundation, New York

“Magritte et la Lumière,” Almine Rech Gallery, Brussels

"nous tournons dans la nuit…," Musee departement d'art contemporain de Rochechouart, Rochechouart, France

“Stardust,” Fundament Foundation, Park De Oude Warande, Tilburg, The Netherlands

“N’importe Quoi,” Musée d’Art Contemporain de Lyon, Lyon, France

“Fabula Tempora, Auswahl 9,” Kunstmuseum Mülheim, Mülheim, Germany

“Saints and Sinners,” Rose Art Museum, Waltham, Massachusetts

“Timecode,” Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee, Scotland


2008

“The Practice of Everyday Life,” Coleccion Jumex, Museo Nacional de Arte, Mexico City

“’Ich kann mir nicht jeden Tag ein Ohr abschneiden’ Dekonstruktion des Künstlermythos,”

Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin

“Moonrise. east.,” St. Moritz Art Masters, St. Moritz, Switzerland

“Intimacy,” The Fireplace Project, East Hampton, New York

“Unknown Pleasures,” Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, Colorado

“Painting Now And Forever,” Matthew Marks Gallery, New York

Parc Heintz, Second Nature, Luxembourg, France

“Won’t grow up,” Cheim and Read, New York

“Landscope,” Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris

“Ausstellung Sammlung 1978-2008,” Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland

“Blasted Allegories. Werke aus der Sammlung Ringier,” Kunstmuseum Luzern, Lucerne, Switzerland

“second_nature,” Centre artistique et culturel, Chamarande, France

“Private Passion. Public Visions,” Museo de Arte Contemporanéa de Vigo, Vigo, Spain

“second_nature,” Parc Heintz, Dexia BIL, Luxembourg, France

“Doron Sebbag Art Collection,” Tel-Aviv Museum, Tel-Aviv, Israel

“Martian Museum of Terrestrial Art,” Barbican Art Gallery, London

“Laughing In A Foreign Language,” The Hayward Gallery, London

“Schweiz über Alles,” Jumex Collection, Mexico


2007

“The Third Mind,” Palais de Tokyo, Paris

“OLPC-One Laptop per child,” Luminaire Lab, Miami

“Top of Central Switzerland,” Kunstmuseum Luzern, Lucerne, Switzerland

“XXS,” Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, Israel

“Jubilee Exhibition,” House Eva Presenhuber, Vnà, Switzerland

“Sculpture Garden,” Galerie Almine Rech, Brussels

“Unmonumental: The Art Object in the 21st Century,” New Museum, New York

“PUBLIEK,” Stichting Centrum Beeldende Kunst, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

“The Hamster Wheel,” Festival Printemps De Septembre, Toulouse, France

“Summer Show,” James Cohan Gallery, New York

“The Hamster Wheel,” Tese della Novissima, Arsenale di Venezia, Venice, Italy

“zu Gironcoli, eine Hommage,” Gironcoli Museum, St. Johann b. Herberstein, Austria

“Disorder in the House,” Vanhaerents Art Collection, Brussels

“Präzision und Wahnsinn,” Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany

“Une question de generation,” Musée d'art contemporain de Lyon, Lyon, France

“our magic hour,” Arario Gallery, Cheonan, South Korea


2006

“A question of Generation,” Musée Art Contemporain Lyon, Lyon, France

“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, Austria

“CONTOS DIXITAIS,” Centro Galego de Arte Contemporànea, Santiago de Compostela, Spain

“Newcastle Gateshead Winter Festival,” NVA Organisation, Glasgow, Scotland

“Street: behind the cliché,” Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

“Lifestyle – From Subculture to High Fashion,” Kunstmuseum St. Gallen, St. Gallen, Switzerland

“Icônes,” Espace Louis Vuitton, Paris

“Nach Schiele,” Österreichische Galerie Belvedere, Vienna

“Super Vision,” Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston

“black/white & chewing gum,” Krobath Wimmer, Vienna

“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,” Germany

“DON JUAN alias Don Giovanni,” Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna

“Egomania,” Galleria Civica, Modena, Italy

“The scarecrow,” Averoff Museum, Athens

“Inner go go,” Vamiali, Athens

“Gay Chic – von der Subkultur zum Mainstream,” Museum für Gestaltung, Zurich, Switzerland

“Handsome,” Galerie Analix Forever, Geneva, Switzerland

“Winterausstellung,” Esther Schipper, Berlin


2005

“Contemporary Swiss Art,” Chiba City Museum of Art, Chiba, Japan

“Looking at Words – The Formal Presence of Text in Modern and Contemporary Works on Paper,” Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York

“Ambiance,” Kunstsammlung im Ständehaus, Dusseldorf, Germany

“Chambres à part,” Hotel Sezz, Paris

“Fragile,” Galerie Analix Forever, Geneva, Switzerland

“Private View – Collection Pierre Huber,” Musée Cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne

2nd Prague Biennale

“Swiss Video,” Bunkier Sztuki, Krakow, Poland

“Das Neue II,” Atelier Augarten, Vienna

“Coleccion Helga de Alvear,” Museo Extremeno e Iberoamericano, Badajoz, Spain

“Swiss Made (The Art of Falling Apart) Collection Hauser & Wirth,” Cobra Museum of Modern Art, Amsterdam

“Universal Experience: Art, Life and the Tourist’s Eye,” Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago [traveled to: Hayward Gallery, London]

“Der Traum Vom Ich. Der Traum Von Der Welt,” Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland

“Zur Vorstellung des Terrors: Die RAF,” Kunst-Werke, Berlin


2004

“The realm of the senses,” James Cohan Gallery, New York

“La piste noire,” Galerie Loevenbruck, Paris

Museum Löffler, Kosice, Slovakia

“Carnegie International,” Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

“Works And Days,” Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark

“Schöner Wohnen,” Center for Contemporary Art, Waregem, Belgium

“Nothing has changed,” Gruppe Österreichische Guggenheim, Vienna

“Lustwarande 04,” Fundament, Tilburg, The Netherlands

“Hard Light,” P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York

“La Grande Parade. Portrait de l’artiste en clown,” Musée des Beaux-Arts du Canada, Ottawa, Canada

“I Am The Walrus,” Cheim & Read, New York

“Ugo Rondinone / Les Krims,” Sprengel Museum Hannover, Hanover, Germany

“Lasko – Wallpainting en Suisse,” Centre d’art de Neuchâtel, Neuchâtel, Switzerland

“Genesis Sculpture,” Domaine Pommery, Reims, France

“Eden,” Biblioteca Luis Angel Arango, Bogota, Spain

“Sculptures Show,” Galerie Almine Rech, Paris

“La Grande Parade. Portrait de l’artiste en clown,” Grand Palais, Paris


2003

“Le monde selon François Dubois,” Musée Cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne, Switzerland

“Sculpture,” Matthew Marks Gallery, New York

7th Biennale d’Art Contemporain de Lyon, Lyon, France

“Ugo Rondinone,” Stiftung Binz 39, Zurich, Switzerland

“Ugo Rondinone,” Kunstpanorama, Lucerne, Switzerland

“Love,” Magazin4 Bregenzer Kunstverein, Bregenz, Austria

“Lee 3 Tau Ceti Central Armory Show,” Villa Arson, Nice, France

“The DaimlerChrysler Collection,” Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe, Germany

“Tapas e video: videos by BDV,” Moph cafe, Tokyo

“story faces,” Galerie Mirko Mayer, Cologne, Germany

“Carosseries, automobiles, art, architectures,” La Galerie du Petit Château, Sceaux, France

“Not Neutral: Contemporary Swiss Photography,” Grey Art Gallery, New York

“Coollustre,” Collection Lambert, Avignon, France

“Psychodrome 04,” Fundació Joan Miró, Barcelona, Spain

“Urban Diaries. Young artists from Switzerland,” Alcala 31, Madrid

“Breathing the Water,” Galerie Hauser & Wirth & Presenhuber, Zurich, Switzerland

“Durchzug/Draft,” Kunsthalle Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland


2002

“Loop: Back to the Beginning,” Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, Ohio

“Art Publishers Zurich,” New Museum, New York

“bienvenue willkommen welcome@altkirch,” CRAC Alsace, Altkirch, France

“Jour de cirque,” Grimaldi Forum, Monaco

“Drawing Now: Eight Propositions,” Museum of Modern Art, New York

“Off the Grid. Works on Paper,” Lehmann Maupin Gallery, New York

“Drawing Now: Eight Propositions,” Museum of Modern Art Queens, New York

“Je t’aime ... moi non plus,” Halle au Poisson, Perpignan, France

“I don’t live here anymore,” Städtische Galerie, Villingen Schwenningen, Germany

“De Gustibus. Collezione privata italiana,” Palazzo delle Papesse Centro d’Arte Contemporanea, Siena, Italy

“Je t’aime moi non plus,” Museum Het Domein, Sittard, Netherlands

“Campy, Vampy, Tacky,” La Criée, Centre d’art contemporain, Rennes, France

“I don’t live here anymore,” Hallescher Kunstverein, Halle, Germany

“Zeitgenössische Fotokunst aus der Schweiz,” Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin

“Self/In Material Conscience,” Fondation Sandretto, Turin, Italy

“The House of Fiction,” Sammlung Hauser & Wirth, St. Gallen, Switzerland

“Ahead of the 21st Century. The Pisces Collection,” Fürstenberg Sammlungen at Donaueschingen, Germany

Liverpool Biennale, Liverpool, England

“On Perspective,” Galleri Faurschou, Copenhagen


2001

Galerie Krobath Wimmer, Vienna

“Tenth Anniversary Exhibition,” Matthew Marks Gallery, New York

“Fantastique,” Printemps de Septembre, Toulouse, France

“Loop – Alles auf Anfang,” Kunsthalle der Hypokulturstiftung, Munich, Germany

“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

“dai, dai, dai, where do we go from here?,” Netherlands Institut voor Mediakunst, Amsterdam

“Wechselstrom,” Lokremise St. Gallen, Sammlung Hauser und Wirth, St. Gallen, Switzerland

“Fingerspitzengefühl – der menschliche Körper in der Gegenwartskunst,” Galerie der Stadt Sindelfingen, Sindelfingen, Germany

The Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin

“Gestes,” Musée des Beaux-Arts de Montréal, Montreal, Canada

“Sammlung DaimlerChrysler. Neuerwerbungen/New Acquisitions,” DaimlerChrysler Contemporary, Berlin

“Let’s entertain,” Miami Art Museum, Miami

“Let’s Entertain,” Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany


2000

“Let’s Entertain,” Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris

“Landschaftsräume,” Neues Kunstmuseum Luzern, Lucerne, Switzerland

“Life after the Squirrel,” Location One, New York

“Face à Face,” Kunstpanorama, Lucerne, Switzerland

“Heart,” Centro d’Arte Contemporanea Ticino, Bellinzona, Switzerland

“come in and find out,” Podewil, Berlin

“Let’s Entertain,” Portland Art Museum, Portland

“Le jeu des 7 familles,” Musée d’art moderne et contemporain, Mamco, Geneva, Switzerland

“Ultramarine. Une mise en scène du réel: artiste/acteur,” Villa Arson, Nice, France

“Premio Michetti,” Fondazione Michetti, Francavilla al Mare, Italy

“Volume: Bed of Sound,” P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York

“Platforma,” Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, Israel

“Présumé innocent,” Musée d’art contemporain de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France

“Over the Edges,” Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Ghent, Belgium

“Video Positive 2000 – The Other Side of Zero,” Bluecoat Chambers, Liverpool, England

“Let’s Entertain,” Walker Art Center, Minneapolis

“Mécaniste,” Kent Institute of Art and Design, Canterbury, England

“Under the Same Sky,” KIASMA, Helsinki

“Living In The Real World,” Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens, Deurle, Belgium

“Close up,” Kunstverein Baselland, Freiburg, Germany

“Ich ist etwas anderes,” Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Dusseldorf, Germany

“NB: New York / Berlin - Die Ateliers der Eidgenossenschaft 1998/99,” Kunsthalle Palazzo Liestal, Liestal, Switzerland


1999

“Eurovision,” Saatchi Gallery, London

“L’autre sommeil,” Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris

“Sans réserve 1,” Musée d’art moderne et contemporain de Strasbourg, France

“The Passion And The Wave,” 6th International Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul

“Missing Link,” Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern

“D A CH,” Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna

“trans-sphère,” FRAC Poitou-Charentes, Angoulême, France

“Spillerom,” Lofoten Arts Festival, Svolvær, Norway

“Le Repubbliche dell’arte,” Palazzo delle Papesse, Siena, Italy

“Trouble Spot. Painting,” Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst, Antwerp, Belgium

“Signs Of Life,” 1st Melbourne International Biennial, Melbourne, Australia

“Rosa für Jungs/Hellblau für Mädchen,” NGBK, Berlin

“XN99,” Espace des Arts, Chalon-sur-Saône, France


1998

Berlin Biennale, Berlin

“Dog Days 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, Zurich, Switzerland

“Weather Everything,” Galerie für zeitgenössische Kunst Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany

“Berlin/Berlin,” Berlin Biennial, Berlin

“Libera mente,” Palazzo del Capitano, Cesena, Italy

“Joseph Grigely, Ugo Rondinone, Millie Wilson,” Matthew Marks Gallery, New York

“Kunstausstellung Holderbank,” Holderbank, Switzerland

“From the Corner of the Eye,” Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam

“The House of Fiction,” Sammlung Hauser & Wirth, St. Gallen, Switzerland

“Nonchalance Revisted. Junge Schweizer Kunst,” Akademie der Künste, Berlin

“Grenzenlos,” Art Club Berlin as guest in the Mies van der Rohe Pavilion, Barcelona, Spain

“4. Internationale Foto-Triennale,” Villa Merkel, Esslingen, Germany

“Freie Sicht aufs Mittelmeer,” Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany

“Freie Sicht aufs Mittelmeer,” Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland

“Don’t Look Now,” Galerie Walcheturm, Zurich, Switzerland

“Homo Zappiens Zappiens,” Galerie Art & Essai, Rennes, France

“Aids Worlds,” Centre d’Art Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland

“Altered States,” Festival a/d Werf, Utrecht, The Netherlands

“Foto Relations,” Kunsthaus Brünn, Brno, Czech Republic


1997

“Hip,” Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zurich, Switzerland

“Rear window,” Galerie Almine Rech, Paris

“Fort! Da! Cooperations,” Villa Merkel, Esslingen, Germany

“Disaster and Recovery: Artists Interpret the Work of the International Committee of the Red Cross,” Swiss Institute, New York

“Why don’t we do it in the road,” Cato Jans, Der Raum, Hamburg, Germany

“Diskland snowscape,” Shed im Eisenwerk, Frauenfeld, Switzerland

“504,” Musée des Beaux-Arts de Montréal, Gestes Hochschule für Bildende Künste, Ausstellungsprojekt der Klasse Armleder Braunschweig, Germany

“Festival Atlantico,” Lisbon, Portugal

Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Rome

“Transit,” Centro d’Arte Contemporanea Ticino, Bellinzona, Switzerland

“bonjour, bon echo,” Centre d’Art Contemporain, Fribourg, Switzerland

“Landschaft heute,” Tal Museum, Engelberg, Switzerland

“Ruhm und Ehre,” Galerie der Stadt Schwaz im Palais Enzenberg, Schwaz, Austria

“Dramatically Different,” Neues Kunstmuseum Luzern, Lucerne, Switzerland [traveled to: Landschaftsräume Le Magasin, Centre National d’Art Contemporain, Grenoble, France]

“Nonchalance,” Centre PasquArt, Biel, Switzerland


1996

“Where do we go from here?,” São Paulo Biennale, Sao Paulo, Brazil

“Files,” Bunker 4th floor, Berlin

“YoungART Zürich,” Alte Kunsthalle Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland

“Non! Pas comme ca!,” Centre d’Art Neuchâtel, Neuchâtel, Switzerland

“Conversation Pieces II,” Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia

“The Aggression of Beauty,” Arndt & Partner, Berlin

“Macht der Verführung,” Interims Kunsthalle, Berlin

“Cabines de bain,” Attitude, Fribourg, Switzerland

“Radikale Bilder,” 2nd Österreich Triennale zur Fotografie, Neue Galerie und Künstlerhaus, Graz, Austria

“Radikale Bilder,” Kunsthalle Szombathely, Szombathely, Hungary

“Modèles corrigés,” Collège Marcel Duchamp, Châteauroux, France

“Die Galerie. Geschichte der Wewerka Galerie Berlin,” Kunsthalle Berlin, Berlin

“Landschaft. Mit dem Blick der 90er Jahre,” Haus am Waldsee, Berlin


1995

“Snow Job,” Forde, Geneva, Switzerland

“The Pleasure of Merely Circulating,” Memory/Cage Edition, Zurich, Switzerland

“Livres d’artistes,” Centre d’Art Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland

“Landschaft mit dem Blick der 90er Jahre,” Mitterheinmuseum, Koblenz, Germany

“Salon-Ausstellung. 5 Jahre Kunsthalle Palazzo,” Kunsthalle Palazzo, Liestal, Switzerland

“Landschaft der 90er Jahre,” Museum Schlossburg a.d. Saale, Berlin

“Landschaft der 90er Jahre,” Haus am Waldsee, Berlin

“Fields,” Zypressenstrasse 71, Zurich, Switzerland

“Kunstpreis der Böttcherstrasse in Bremen,” Kunsthalle Bremen, Bremen, Germany

“Entrée en matière,” Ecole cantonale d’art de Lausanne, Renens, Switzerland

“Oh Pain! Oh Life!,” Helmhaus, Zurich, Switzerland

“Private Welten,” Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zurich, Switzerland


1994

“[papierarbeiten & einige skulpturen],” Galerie Six Friedrich, Munich, Germany

Kunsthalle Palazzo, Liestal, Switzerland

“Passing Through,” Galerie Walcheturm, Zurich, Switzerland

“Lokalni cas. Dunajski material vogledalu nelagodja (Lokalzeit. Wiener Material im Spiegel des Unbehagens.),” Moderna Galerja Ljubljana, Ljubljana

“Lokalzeit – Wiener Material im Spiegel des Unbehagens,” Raum Strohal, Vienna

“Endstation Sehnsucht,” Kunsthaus Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

“Oh boy, it’s a girl!,” Kunstverein München, Munich, Germany

“Oh boy, it’s a girl!,” Messepalast Wien, Vienna

“100 Umkleidekabinen,” Steirischer Herbst, Graz, Austria

“Suspension,” Fotohof Salzburg, Salzburg, Germany [traveled to: Fotoforum, Innsbruck, Austria]

“Eine Galerie stellt sich vor: Galerie Walcheturm, Zürich,” Galerie im Taxispalais, Innsbruck, Austria

“Ein artig Kommen und Gehen,” Hauptbahnhof Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland


1993

“Papierarbeiten & einige Skulpturen,” Galerie Six Friedrich, Munich, Germany

“Changing I,” Shedhalle, Zurich, Switzerland

“Prospect 93,” Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany

“Hellbound,” Centre d’Art Contemporain Martigny, Martigny, Switzerland

“Serial,” Shop, Zurich, Switzerland

“Donau,” Mucsarnok, Salamon Torony, Visegard, Hungary


1992

“Die Sprache der Kunst,” Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany [traveled to: Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna]

Kunstmuseum Luzern, Lucerne, Switzerland

“Oh! Cet écho!,” Centre Culturel Suisse, Paris


1991

“20 Fragile Pieces,” Galerie B. & L. Polla-Analix, Geneva, Switzerland

“Kunst an Ort,” Chamer Räume, Cham, Germany

“Über dem Röstigraben,” Nassauischer Kunstverein, Wiesbaden, Germany


1990

“Stillstand Switches,” Shedhalle, Zurich, Switzerland


1989

Kunstmuseum Luzern, Lucerne, Switzerland

“Igitur,” Kunsthalle Winterthur, Winterthur, Switzerland

“Weihnachtsausstellung,” Kunstmuseum Luzern, Lucerne, Switzerland


1988

“Spiel der Spur,” Shedhalle, Zurich, Switzerland


1987

“Ugo Rondinone,” Seedamm Kulturzentrum, Pfäffikon, Switzerland


1986

“Ugo Rondinone,” Galerie M2, Vevey, Switzerland


1985

“Weihnachstausstellung,” Kunstmuseum Luzern, Lucerne, Switzerland

“Junge Schweizer,” Shedhalle, Zurich, Switzerland

Projects


2015

“Ici,” Le Grand Parc Miribel Jonage, Lyon, France


2014

“Die Vier Jahreszeiten,” Kunst am Bau, Baden, Switzerland

“Le Sage,” Art & Tram, Tramway TCOB, Geneva-Onex


2011

“we are poems,” LVMH, Palais an der Oper, Munich


2009

Festival d’Automne, Paris


2008

“Moonrise. East,” Public Art Project, Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland


2005

Kunst und Bau, Wohnsiedlung Werdwies, Zurich-Altstetten, Switzerland

New residence of the Swiss Embassy, Washington, D.C.


2004

“worldwide,” Showcases, LVMH, Headquarter Avenue, Montaigne, Paris

“Fitting Rooms,” Dior Homme, New York


2002

“cry me a river,” SEMAPA et Galerie Almine Rech, Paris


2001

fa projects, London


2000

Mont Blanc Art Opening, New York


1998

EPA Schaufenster, Lucerne, Switzerland