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Ugo Rondinone

Stars, 2009

Silkscreen
41 3/10 × 29 1/10 in
105 × 74 cm
Edition of 300
Bidding closed
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About the work
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Chiswick Auctions

Subject to Artist's Resale Rights (see Conditions of Sale for further information).

Subject to Artist's Resale Rights (see Conditions of Sale for further information).

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Print
Ugo Rondinone
Swiss, b. 1964
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Ranging from installations to psychedelic paintings to large-scale drawings, Ugo Rondinone’s eclectic work balances on the razor’s edge between euphoria and depression. His signature incandescent colors and Pop references, as in his rainbow-hued and neon-lit sign pieces, turn cultural clichés (“Hell, Yes!”) into material for a contemporary Arte Povera, recycling old catchphrases, repurposed cement, or cast-off clothes. Similarly, his sculptures often transform everyday objects by casting them in bronze, giving them an artificial permanence that both underscores and denies their perishability. Rondinone represented Switzerland in the 52nd Venice Biennale.

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About the work
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Chiswick Auctions

Subject to Artist's Resale Rights (see Conditions of Sale for further information).

Subject to Artist's Resale Rights (see Conditions of Sale for further information).

Medium
Print
Ugo Rondinone
Swiss, b. 1964
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Ranging from installations to psychedelic paintings to large-scale drawings, Ugo Rondinone’s eclectic work balances on the razor’s edge between euphoria and depression. His signature incandescent colors and Pop references, as in his rainbow-hued and neon-lit sign pieces, turn cultural clichés (“Hell, Yes!”) into material for a contemporary Arte Povera, recycling old catchphrases, repurposed cement, or cast-off clothes. Similarly, his sculptures often transform everyday objects by casting them in bronze, giving them an artificial permanence that both underscores and denies their perishability. Rondinone represented Switzerland in the 52nd Venice Biennale.

Ugo Rondinone

Stars, 2009

Silkscreen
41 3/10 × 29 1/10 in
105 × 74 cm
Edition of 300
Bidding closed
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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