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Ugo Rondinone Related Press

Send in the clowns: Ugo Rondinone at the Bass Related Press Send in the clowns: Ugo Rondinone at the Bass 7 December 2017, The Art Newspaper

Visitors to last year's edition of Art Basel in Miami Beach no doubt remember seeing Ugo Rondinone's Miami Mountain, the Swiss artist's permanent installation for the Bass. The piece, a 41ft totem m

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Miami Beach’s Bass Museum Cranks It Up After Renovation Related Press Miami Beach’s Bass Museum Cranks It Up After Renovation 10 November 2017, Hyperallergic

Throngs of excited visitors came out earlier this month to the newly reopened Bass Museum of Art on Miami Beach, a project nearly three years in the making. Families were everywhere, gleefully uncover

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Ugo Rondinone 'I ♥ John Giorno' at Various venues, New York Related Press Ugo Rondinone 'I ♥ John Giorno' at Various venues, New York 27 July 2017, Mousse Magazine

Ugo Rondinone: I ♥ John Giorno —the first major U.S. exhibition about the American poet, artist, activist and muse John Giorno—has opened simultaneously across 13 locations in New York City. _I ♥ J

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John Giorno Related Press John Giorno 25 July 2017, artforum.com

I learned early on from the eats, such as Allen Ginsburg and William Burroughs—and the Pop artists too—that archives were very important. This was around the late 1950s, or the beginning of the '60s

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Love Poems: John Giorno around New York Related Press Love Poems: John Giorno around New York 29 June 2017, Art in America

As its title suggests, Ugo Rondinone: I ♥ John Giorno is both a valentine from a sweetheart and an open invitation to explore the legacy of an iconic New York poet. In celebration of John Giorno's e

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A Spin Through All 13 Venues of ‘Ugo Rondinone: I ♥ John Giorno’ in New York Related Press A Spin Through All 13 Venues of ‘Ugo Rondinone: I ♥ John Giorno’ in New York 21 June 2017, ARTnews

Tonight, on the longest night of the year, 13 different venues will play host to the stateside edition of Ugo Rondinone: I ♥ John Giorno, a massive exhibition of work by the artist John Giorno prese

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A Kaleidoscopic John Giorno Retrospective, Sprinkled Around New York Related Press A Kaleidoscopic John Giorno Retrospective, Sprinkled Around New York 5 May 2017, The New York Times

Since the 1960s, John Giorno has been a nexus of New York's downtown art scene. This 80-year-old poet, artist and activist had been a muse of Andy Warhol's and has hosted dinner parties with friends l

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Third Time’s the Charm: Bass Museum Sets October Opening Related Press Third Time’s the Charm: Bass Museum Sets October Opening 17 March 2017, The New York Times

Miami Beach — The third time's the charm. Following two postponements caused by construction delays, Miami Beach's city-owned Bass art museum has announced its October 2017 reopening following a $12

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In her own words: Maria Balshaw, new director of Tate Related Press In her own words: Maria Balshaw, new director of Tate 19 January 2017, The Art Newspaper

As 2016 drew to a close, we asked Maria Balshaw, the director of Manchester Art Galleries and the Whitworth at the University of Manchester, to pick her highlights of the year. Last week, the news lea

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Art Basel in Miami Beach channels spirit of David Bowie Related Press Art Basel in Miami Beach channels spirit of David Bowie 28 November 2016, The Art Newspaper

Anchoring Miami Art Week, the 15th edition of the Art Basel in Miami Beach arrives at the Miami Beach Convention Center from 1-4 December with 269 galleries from 29 countries in tow, including 21 exhibitors who are new to the fair’s US edition. This will be the first edition of the fair under the directorship of Noah Horowitz, the former...

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Bigger than ever, the 43rd edition of FIAC explores utopias and displacement Related Press Bigger than ever, the 43rd edition of FIAC explores utopias and displacement 21 October 2016, Wallpaper*

Paris’ International Contemporary Art Fair (FIAC) usually revolves around the gigantic Grand Palais museum with satellite events across the city. This year, however, things are a little different. FIAC's 43rd edition (running until 23 October) is the largest to date, with a line-up of 186 galleries from 27 countries, as well as an...

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FIAC expands to the Petit Palais: Jennifer Flay & Blanche de la Strange on the 2016 edition Related Press FIAC expands to the Petit Palais: Jennifer Flay & Blanche de la Strange on the 2016 edition 19 October 2016, Whitewall

This year, FIAC is celebrating its 43rd fair at the Grand Palais, the Petit Palais, the Jardin des Tuileries, and the Place Vendôme. With works from 186 galleries spanning over 27 countries—the largest number of countries the fair has ever sourced from—and On Site, a brand-new sector for FIAC, the fair is set to stun visitors with new...

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From the return of FIAC to a Russian arrival at Fondation Louis Vuitton: The best cultural pursuits in Paris this October Related Press From the return of FIAC to a Russian arrival at Fondation Louis Vuitton: The best cultural pursuits in Paris this October 18 October 2016, The Telegraph

Frieze may be over for another year, but as the tents are dismantled in London’s Regent’s Park, so the art market circus is preparing to pitch camp in Paris. This week sees the 43rd edition of FIAC, the Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain or International Contemporary Art Fair, as well as the second edition of Asia Now...

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Sound and vision as the Hayward Gallery goes off-site Related Press Sound and vision as the Hayward Gallery goes off-site 30 September 2016, Apollo

Contemporary art’s embrace of ‘time-based media’, such as sound and moving image, poses a stark challenge for traditional museum and gallery spaces, which predate such technologies and were designed for a very different kind of experience. Seemingly mundane questions about display, such as how to prevent sound and light...

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'The Infinite Mix' review: contender for show of the year Related Press 'The Infinite Mix' review: contender for show of the year 7 September 2016, Evening Standard

Don’t you wonder sometimes, ’bout sound and vision?” David Bowie, ever the trailblazer, perfectly expressed the impulse behind this show back in 1977. The Infinite Mix, a Hayward Gallery pop-up staged while its South Bank home is being refurbished, features 10 video installations in which artists, mostly from the UK, Europe and...

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Ugo Rondinone 'giorni d'oro + notti d'argento' at MACRO Testaccio and Mercati di Traiano, Rome Related Press Ugo Rondinone 'giorni d'oro + notti d'argento' at MACRO Testaccio and Mercati di Traiano, Rome 22 August 2016, Mousse Contemporary

The exhibition giorni d’oro + notti d’argento  by Ugo Rondinone launches in Rome; it is divided between two of the capital’s most important institutional spaces: the MACRO Testaccio, the finest example of industrial archaeology and the Mercati di Traiano, a symbolic monument to imperial antiquity. In the two locations...

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Seven 30-Foot-Tall Dayglow Totems Placed in the Desert by Ugo Rondinone Related Press Seven 30-Foot-Tall Dayglow Totems Placed in the Desert by Ugo Rondinone 16 May 2016, Colossal

Situated just south of Las Vegas in the middle of the desert stands seven stacks of brightly colored boulders— forms which appear to be in a line or cluster depending on how you view their arrangement. From one side the structures line up neatly in a row, while from the other they seem to be positioned in one giant mass. The cairn-like towers...

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'La vie magnifique': a trio of artists celebrate the banal at Palais de Tokyo Related Press 'La vie magnifique': a trio of artists celebrate the banal at Palais de Tokyo 27 October 2015, Wallpaper*

As part of the La Vie Magnifique  season at Paris' Palais de Tokyo, a trio of artists are set to take over the museum with shows that celebrate the beauty of the everyday. Spanning three generations, the artists – Swiss-born, New York-based Ugo Rondinone, Icelandic Ragnar Kjartansson and young French practitioner Mélanie...

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John Giorno's Half-Century on the Bowery Related Press John Giorno's Half-Century on the Bowery 7 April 2015, The New York Times

The address housed New York’s first Y.M.C.A. in the 1880s — in what was then one of the worst neighborhoods in Manhattan, frequented by prostitutes and alcoholics. Much has changed since poet, performer and painter John Giorno moved in 53 years ago and created a haven for artists: It’s where Mark Rothko painted the Seagram...

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Ugo Rondinone At Rockbund Art Museum, Shanghai Related Press Ugo Rondinone At Rockbund Art Museum, Shanghai 11 September 2014, Rockbund Art Musuem

The Rockbund Art Museum is thrilled to introduce the very first exhibition in China of the internationally acclaimed artist Ugo Rondinone. Born in 1964 in Brunnen, Switzerland, and living in New York since 1997, Ugo Rondinone’s oeuvre takes up a unique position in the contemporary art scene and his contribution in revisiting the codes and...

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