Ugo Rondinone’s most interesting artworks

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Born in Switzerland in 1964, Ugo Rondinone is a mixed-media artist based in New York. He is best known for his Seven Magic Mountains, a desert art installation found in Nevada. It features seven colorfully painted stone totems stacked more than a dizzying 30 feet high.

With his large-scale drawings, mind-altering paintings, mesmerizing sculptures, and enormous land art installations, Rondinone explores the powerful connection between opposing forces, be they depression and euphoria, artificial and natural, or day and night.

His work has been part of major exhibitions at The Bass, the Art Institute of Chicago, and The Contemporary Austin.

The 10 best works of Shanghai’s West Bund Art Fair 2019

West Bund Art & Design fair shows modern and contemporary art in Shanghai. Well-known local artist Zhou Tiehai, previously director of the Minsheng Art Museum in Shanghai, established it in 2014. Now, West Bund is one of the major Asian fairs, hosting more than 100 galleries from Asia, Europe, and the Americas. Along with numerous

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Ugo Rondinone’s colorful rocks in Vegas

Far in the desert south of the city of Las Vegas in Nevada, you will find seven colossal pillars of stones made by pilling small, colorful pebbles perpendicularly. The figures appear poised between monumentality and collapse, creating a striking sight amidst barren landscapes. Titled Seven Magic Mountains, the shapes were installed by internationally-renowned New York-based

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