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“i believe in the spiritual and magical power of art. when art is made new, we are made new with it.” - ugo rondinone
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last chance to view ugo rondinone's exhibition 'vocabulary of solitude' @arkenmuseum, denmark, closing ‪this sunday, december 9.‬
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"arken’s 150-meter-long art axis forms the setting for the exhibition. 45 hyperrealistic clowns cast from male and female models make up the installation 'vocabulary of solitude' from 2014. usually clowns are happy, energetic and entertaining, but here they are the opposite: contemplative and passive. 'vocabulary of solitude' is a portrait of a single person’s day represented in 45 acts. they are individually titled in the present tense: be. breathe. sleep. dream. wake. rise. sit. hear. look. think. stand. walk. pee. shower. dress. drink. fart. shit. read. laugh. cook. smell. taste. eat. clean. write. daydream. remember. cry. nap. touch. feel. moan. enjoy. float. love. hope. wish. sing. dance. fall. curse. yawn. undress. lie. each passive clown is a stand-in for one of these actions. together they form an endless 24-hour loop.
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rondinone’s work oscillates between the romantic outlook of the natural world and the existential introspection of the inner world. he plays on our intuitive and impulsive recognition of motifs like a clown, a tree or a rainbow. the rainbow in particular primarily signals beauty, emancipation and innocence. in addi­tion the rainbow tells a fundamental political story of personal freedom, as the symbol par excel­lence of the lgbt+ milieu and the rights of homosexuals.
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the simple, solid message is that you are free to love the one you love. this is an indisputable, universal human right that may be taken for granted in denmark, which is generally known as the world’s first country to introduce civil marriages for homosexuals. however, not everyone enjoys this right, so there are still freedom struggles to be fought. the rainbow speaks a global visual language that inspires empathy, joy and fighting spirit." - arken museum of modern art
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#ugorondinone #ugorondinonearken #vocabularyofsolitude #installation #rainbow .
installation view: anders sune berg; arken museum of modern art, 2017

December 2018 comment 19 star 1,066

Special announcement!✨ this past month, the bureau of land management (blm) issued a 3-year permit extension for #ugorondinone #7magicmountains allowing the installation to remain on view through the end of 2021! we are thrilled that this important #publicart project will be experienced by so many more in the upcoming years! 🌈✨ @nevadaart

4 weeks ago comment 155 star 2,941

On view until december 31
ugo rondinone
seven magic mountains
nevada museum of art, nevada

exhibition view: ugo rondinone, seven magic mountains, las vegas, nevada, 2016-18
photo © gianfranco gorgoni

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December 2018 comment 15 star 648

Last chance:⠀

ugo rondinone's "seven magic mountains" at the nevada museum of art. ⠀

seven magic mountains is a large-scale, site-specific public artwork by rondinone that has been nearly five years in the making. the installation, comprised of seven individual towering sculptures, is situated on the far southern end of las vegas boulevard along interstate 15, approximately a half hour from downtown las vegas. positioned within the ivanpah valley and surrounded by mountains, the piece will be on view for two years beginning may 11, 2016 and ending on december 31st 2018. ⠀
exhibition view: ugo rondinone, seven magic mountains, las vegas, nevada, 2016-18⠀
photo © gianfranco gorgoni⠀

#ugorondinone @nevadaart⠀ ⠀

last month comment 6 star 713

#ugorondinone - the sun
gilded bronze, ø 500 cm, 2018

4 days ago comment 11 star 884
1 weeks ago comment 19 star 2,000

Very last chance 🤡🤡🤡

this sunday at 5 pm, ugo rondinone’s fabulous clowns will pack up their red noses and clown shoes to leave arken for good.

they will be sorely missed!

#arkenmuseum #ugorondinonearken #ugorondinone
ugo rondinone, vocabulary of solitude, 2014-16

December 2018 comment 24 star 1,217

An @artbasel color story—we scoured this year’s miami beach edition to assemble a prismatic tour of favorite finds. 👀 our story to see it unfold. • #artbasel #artbaselmiamibeach #abmb #ugorondinone @galerieevapresenhuber

December 2018 comment 45 star 5,982