Contemporary Evening Auction

Contemporary Evening Auction

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A Life in Art: The Mallin Collection

Ugo Rondinone

Hell, Yes!

Auction Closed

November 17, 01:40 AM GMT


300,000 - 500,000 USD

Lot Details


A Life in Art: The Mallin Collection

Ugo Rondinone

b. 1964

Hell, Yes!

neon, Perspex, translucent film and aluminum

115 by 290 by 6 in.

292.1 by 736.6 by 15 cm.

Executed in 2001, the present work is number 1 from an edition of 2 plus 1 artist’s proof. The artist's proof is held in the collection of the New Museum. 





《Hell, Yes!》


115 x 290 x 6 英寸

292.1 x 736.6 x 15 公分


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Sadie Coles HQ, London 
Acquired from the above in June 2001 by the present owner 
Exh. Cat., London, Whitechapel Gallery, Ugo Rondinone: Zero Built A Nest In My Navel, 2005, pp. 152-153, illustrated in color (in installation at fa Projects)
Francesco Bonami, Julie Rodrigues Wildholm & Tricia van Eck, Universal Experience: Art, Life and the Tourist’s Eye, Chicago 2005, p. 207 (text)
Michael Wilson, "London: Ugo Rondinone," Artforum, January 2006, illustrated in color (in installation at FA Projects) (online) 
Exh. Cat., Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Precision and Madness: Swiss Art from Hodler to Hirschhorn, 2007, p. 177 (text)
Marina Cashdan, "Hell, Yes! The New Museum of Contemporary Art," Haute Living, 2 January 2008, illustrated in color (in installation at New Museum) (online) (another edition)
Julieanna Preston, Interior Atmospheres, Chichester 2008, p. 101 (text)
Sarah Lowndes, Social Sculpture: The Rise of the Glasgow Art Scene, Glasgow 2010, p. 336 (text) (edition no. unknown)
Jen Carlson, "Hell, No: Hell, Yes Sign To Come Down," Gothamist, 26 October 2010, n.p., illustrated in color (in installation at New Museum) (online) (another edition)
Ann Fensterstock, Art on the Block: Tracking the New York Art World from SoHo to the Bowery, Bushwick and Beyond, New York 2013, p. 229 (text) (another edition)
Cher Krause Knight & Harriet Senie, eds., Museums and Public Art?, Newcastle upon Tyne 2018, p. 109 (text) (another edition)