Bass Museum: Ugo Rondinone

The Bass Museum is an art museum located in Miami Beach, Florida. It opened in 1964 following John and Johanna Bass’s private art collection to the City of Miami Beach. The museum’s exhibits focus on international contemporary art that reflects the character of Miami Beach. The bass Museum also seeks to expand contemporary art interpretation by exhibiting contemporary cultures, like design, fashion, and architecture. Ugo Rondinone is a Swiss mixed-media artist who currently has an exhibition, good evening beautiful, is in the Bass Museum. The exhibition begins with clockwork for oracles II, which consists of 52 mirrors and old whitewashed newspapers. Rondinone’s centerpiece is vocabulary of solitude. This artwork comprises 45 life-sized clowns of different ages, ethnicities, and genders performing various “everyday” activities like walking, showering, or sleeping.