|About Ugo Rondinone
Ugo Rondinone was born in Brunnen, Switzerland, in 1964, and he currently lives and works in New York. He studied at the Hochschule für angewandte Kunst in Vienna from 1986 to 1990. He has had solo exhibitions at the Musée National d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris (2003); Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia (2003); Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne (2004); Whitechapel Art Gallery, London (2006); Creative Time: Art on the Plaza, Battery Park, New York (2007); and Hell, Yes!, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York (2007). Rondinone has been included in notable group exhibitions such as the Berlin Biennale (1998); Liverpool Biennale, Great Britain (2002); 7th Lyon Biennale, France (2003); 54th Carnegie International, Pittsburgh (2004); and Super Vision at the ICA, Boston (2006). Rondinone represented Switzerland, along with Urs Fischer, in the 52nd Venice Biennale (2007).
we run through a desert on burning feet, all of us are glowing our faces look twisted. is organized by the Art Institute of Chicago with major funding from the Bluhm Family Endowment Fund, which supports exhibitions of modern and contemporary sculpture. The exhibition is curated by James Rondeau, Frances and Thomas Dittmer Chair and Curator, Department of Contemporary Art at the Art Institute of Chicago.
Image: Ugo Rondinone. we run through a desert on burning feet, all of us are glowing our faces look twisted., 2008. Photograph courtesy the artist and Gladstone Gallery, New York and Brussels.