George Condo

  • View large image Nude Study (i), 2007

    George Condo, Nude Study (i), 2007 Blue pencil on paper, 30.3 x 22.8cm Courtesy Simon Lee Gallery, London. Private collection UK.

  • View large image Couple, 2007

    George Condo, Couple, 2007 Pencil on paper, 45.1 x 43.1cm Courtesy Simon Lee Gallery, London. Private collection, UK.

George Condo (b. 1957) was born in Concord, New Hampshire. He currently lives and works in New York City. Condo studied Art History and Music Theory at University of Massachusetts in Lowell and is recognized as being one of America’s most influential living artists. He works in mediums of painting, drawing, sculpture and printmaking. Condo’s highly original and distinctive body of work has consistently drawn upon art historical traditions and genres, the portrait particularly, in order to hold a mirror up to contemporary social mores. Condo has exhibited extensively in the United States, Europe and Asia. His works have been included in exhibitions at many prestigious museums including the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, the Museum of Modern Art, New York, the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, Fonds National d'Art Contemporain, Salzburg, Ministere de la Culture, Paris, Museu d'Art Contemporani, Barcelona, the Kunsthalle Bielefeld in Germany, the Musee Maillol, Paris, The Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Monterrey, Mexico, Moderne et d’Art Contemporain, Nice, France, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Germany, Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht and the Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin.

Last updated: 30.09.2014

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