Thursday, July 8, 2010

George Condo

George Condo works in the media of painting and sculpture. He has exhibited in the United States and in Europe, including exhibitions at the Whitney Museum, New York; the Museum of Modern Art, New York; the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston; the Guggenheim, 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 Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; the Kunsthall Bielefeld in Germany and most recently at the Wrong Gallery in the Tate Modern, London. His work is held in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art In 2010, Condo created the artwork for Kanye West's newest single, "Power." He takes inspiration from American caricature, European history portraits as well as Greek mythological figures, often in a dark yet humorous style.

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