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Rona Pondick was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1952. She studied at Yale University School of Art and received her MFA in 1977. She lives and works in New York City.

Since 1984 she has had over 45 solo exhibitions of her work in museums and galleries internationally, including Galleria d’Arte Moderna Bologna, Italy; Groninger Museum, Groningen, Netherlands; Rupertinum Museum für moderne und zeitgenössische Kunst, Salbzburg, Austria; Cleveland Art Museum; Cincinnati Art Museum; Worcester Art Museum, Massachusetts; DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, Massachusetts; Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan; and the Israel Museum, Jerusalem, among others.

Her sculptures have been included in over 45 solo and 200 group exhibitions, including numerous biennales worldwide: the Whitney Biennial, Lyon Biennale, Johannesburg Biennale, Sonsbeek, and Venice Biennale. Pondick has participated in group exhibitions at museums internationally including the Mori Art Museum, Tokyo; Peggy Guggenheim Foundation, Venice; Museo de Arte Contemporânea de Serralves, Porto, Portugal; Ca’Pesaro, Galleria Internazionale d’Arte Moderna, Venice; Centre Pompidou, Paris; Palais des Beaux-Arts de Lille, France; Pera Museum, Istanbul; Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts, Kaohsiung, Taiwan; Daimler Chrysler, Berlin; MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts; and the Philadelphia Museum of Art, among many others.

Her work is in the collections of many institutions worldwide including the Whitney Museum of American Art (New York); The Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York); The Morgan Library & Museum (New York); Brooklyn Museum of Art, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Museum of Contemporary Art (Los Angeles); Nasher Sculpture Center (Dallas); San Francisco Museum of Art; New Orleans Museum of Art (Sculpture Garden); Toledo Museum of Art; The Nelson-Atkins Museum (Kansas City); Carnegie Museum of Art (Pittsburgh); Fondation pour l’art contemporain Claudine et Jean-Marc Salomon (Annecy, France); Ursula Blickle Stiftung (Kraichtal, Germany); Centre Pompidou (Paris); and The Israel Museum (Jerusalem).

Rona Pondick has lectured at many universities and institutions, including Harvard University (Cambridge); Yale University (New Haven); Princeton University; Columbia University (New York); the Museum of Modern Art (New York); the Whitney Museum of American Art (New York); Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (Boston); Bezalel, Academy of Arts & Design Jerusalem (Jerusalem, Israel); and Palais des Beaux Arts de Lille (Lille, France).

Rona Pondick has received numerous awards and grants, including Anonymous Was A Woman, the Rockefeller Foundation Fellowship, Guggenheim Fellowship, Cultural Department of the City of Salzburg, Kunstlerhaus, Bogliasco Foundation Fellowship, Mid-Atlantic Arts Grant, and others.

Rona Pondick is represented by Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac (London/Paris/Salzburg), NUNU Fine Art (Taipei), Zevitas/Marcus (Los Angeles), Howard Yezerski Gallery (Boston), Sonnabend Gallery (New York) and MARC STRAUS (New York).

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Selected Works
2007-12
Stainless steel
Edition of 3 + 1 AP
24 x 44 3/8 x 10 7/8 in (60.96 x 112.71 x 27.62 cm) -  Marc Straus Gallery
Wallaby

2007-12
Stainless steel
Edition of 3 + 1 AP
24 x 44 3/8 x 10 7/8 in (60.96 x 112.71 x 27.62 cm)

2007-12
Stainless steel
Edition of 3 + 1 AP
24 x 44 3/8 x 10 7/8 in (60.96 x 112.71 x 27.62 cm) -  Marc Straus Gallery
Wallaby

2007-12
Stainless steel
Edition of 3 + 1 AP
24 x 44 3/8 x 10 7/8 in (60.96 x 112.71 x 27.62 cm)

1998-2001
Stainless steel
Edition of 6 + 1 AP
41 1/4 x 66 x 85 1/2 in (104.77 x 167.64 x 217.17 cm) -  Marc Straus Gallery
Monkeys

1998-2001
Stainless steel
Edition of 6 + 1 AP
41 1/4 x 66 x 85 1/2 in (104.77 x 167.64 x 217.17 cm)

1998-2001
Stainless steel
Edition of 6 + 1 AP
41 1/4 x 66 x 85 1/2 in (104.77 x 167.64 x 217.17 cm) -  Marc Straus Gallery
Monkeys

1998-2001
Stainless steel
Edition of 6 + 1 AP
41 1/4 x 66 x 85 1/2 in (104.77 x 167.64 x 217.17 cm)

1998-2001
Stainless steel
Edition of 6 + 1 AP
41 1/4 x 66 x 85 1/2 in (104.77 x 167.64 x 217.17 cm) -  Marc Straus Gallery
Monkeys (detail)

1998-2001
Stainless steel
Edition of 6 + 1 AP
41 1/4 x 66 x 85 1/2 in (104.77 x 167.64 x 217.17 cm)

1998-2001
Stainless steel, 3/6
41 1/4 x 66 x 85 1/2 in (104.77 x 167.64 x 217.17 cm)
New Orleans Museum of Art, Sculpture Garden -  Marc Straus Gallery
Monkeys

1998-2001
Stainless steel, 3/6
41 1/4 x 66 x 85 1/2 in (104.77 x 167.64 x 217.17 cm)
New Orleans Museum of Art, Sculpture Garden

1998-99
Stainless steel
Edition of 6 + 1 AP
14 1/2 x 8 x 38 in (36.83 x 20.32 x 96.52 cm) -  Marc Straus Gallery
Fox

1998-99
Stainless steel
Edition of 6 + 1 AP
14 1/2 x 8 x 38 in (36.83 x 20.32 x 96.52 cm)

1998-99
Stainless steel
Edition of 6 + 1 AP
14 1/2 x 8 x 38 in (36.83 x 20.32 x 96.52 cm) -  Marc Straus Gallery
Fox

1998-99
Stainless steel
Edition of 6 + 1 AP
14 1/2 x 8 x 38 in (36.83 x 20.32 x 96.52 cm)

1998-99
Stainless steel, AP
14 1/2 x 8 x 38 in (36.83 x 20.32 x 96.52 cm)
Pedestal: 82 x 11 1/2 x 24 1/4 in (208.28 x 29.21 x 61.59 cm
The Fundament Foundation -  Marc Straus Gallery
Fox

1998-99
Stainless steel, AP
14 1/2 x 8 x 38 in (36.83 x 20.32 x 96.52 cm)
Pedestal: 82 x 11 1/2 x 24 1/4 in (208.28 x 29.21 x 61.59 cm
The Fundament Foundation

1998-2001
Yellow stainless steel, Edition of 6 + 1 AP
28 x 16 1/2 x 32 in (71.12 x 41.91 x 81.28 cm) -  Marc Straus Gallery
Dog (Yellow Stainless Steel)

1998-2001
Yellow stainless steel, Edition of 6 + 1 AP
28 x 16 1/2 x 32 in (71.12 x 41.91 x 81.28 cm)

1998-2001
Yellow stainless steel, Edition of 6 + 1 AP
28 x 16 1/2 x 32 in (71.12 x 41.91 x 81.28 cm) -  Marc Straus Gallery
Dog (Yellow Stainless Steel)

1998-2001
Yellow stainless steel, Edition of 6 + 1 AP
28 x 16 1/2 x 32 in (71.12 x 41.91 x 81.28 cm)

2006-08
Stainless steel, Edition of 3 + 1 AP
105 x 42 x 37 in (266.7 x 106.68 x 93.98 cm) -  Marc Straus Gallery
Head In Tree

2006-08
Stainless steel, Edition of 3 + 1 AP
105 x 42 x 37 in (266.7 x 106.68 x 93.98 cm)

2006-08
Stainless steel, Edition of 3 + 1 AP
105 x 42 x 37 in (266.7 x 106.68 x 93.98 cm) -  Marc Straus Gallery
Head In Tree (detail)

2006-08
Stainless steel, Edition of 3 + 1 AP
105 x 42 x 37 in (266.7 x 106.68 x 93.98 cm)

2006-08
Stainless steel, 1/3
105 x 42 x 37 in (266.7 x 106.68 x 93.98 cm)
Sonsbeek -  Marc Straus Gallery
Head In Tree

2006-08
Stainless steel, 1/3
105 x 42 x 37 in (266.7 x 106.68 x 93.98 cm)
Sonsbeek

1990-91
Plastic, Unique
Overall Dimensions 3 x 63 x 202 in
500 elements, 2 1/2 x 4 3/4 x 4 in (6.35 x 12.06 x 10.16 cm) -  Marc Straus Gallery
Little Bathers

1990-91
Plastic, Unique
Overall Dimensions 3 x 63 x 202 in
500 elements, 2 1/2 x 4 3/4 x 4 in (6.35 x 12.06 x 10.16 cm)

1990-91
Plastic, Unique
Overall Dimensions 3 x 63 x 202 in
500 elements, 2 1/2 x 4 3/4 x 4 in (6.35 x 12.06 x 10.16 cm) -  Marc Straus Gallery
Little Bathers

1990-91
Plastic, Unique
Overall Dimensions 3 x 63 x 202 in
500 elements, 2 1/2 x 4 3/4 x 4 in (6.35 x 12.06 x 10.16 cm)

1997
Earth, wax, and thermoplastic, Unique
400 elements, each approximately, 3 x 3 x 3 1/2 in (7.62 x 7.62 x 8.89 cm), 
with 10 tons of earth -  Marc Straus Gallery
Dirt Head

1997
Earth, wax, and thermoplastic, Unique
400 elements, each approximately, 3 x 3 x 3 1/2 in (7.62 x 7.62 x 8.89 cm),
with 10 tons of earth

1997
Earth, wax, and thermoplastic, Unique
400 elements, each approximately, 3 x 3 x 3 1/2 in (7.62 x 7.62 x 8.89 cm), 
with 10 tons of earth
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Exhibited:
1997  Johannesburg Biennale,  South Africia
1998  Groninger Museum, The Netherlands
1999  Rupertinum Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Salzburg
2000  Lyon Biennale, France
2003  Cranbrook Art Museum, Michigan  -  Marc Straus Gallery
Dirt Head (detail)

1997
Earth, wax, and thermoplastic, Unique
400 elements, each approximately, 3 x 3 x 3 1/2 in (7.62 x 7.62 x 8.89 cm),
with 10 tons of earth

Exhibited:
1997 Johannesburg Biennale, South Africia
1998 Groninger Museum, The Netherlands
1999 Rupertinum Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Salzburg
2000 Lyon Biennale, France
2003 Cranbrook Art Museum, Michigan

1991
Wax, shoes, plastic, wood, and lace, Unique
17 1/4 x 21 x 26 in (43.81 x 53.34 x 66.04 cm) -  Marc Straus Gallery
Loveseat

1991
Wax, shoes, plastic, wood, and lace, Unique
17 1/4 x 21 x 26 in (43.81 x 53.34 x 66.04 cm)

1990
Plastic, wax, shoes, comics, Unique
17 1/4 x 21 1/2 x 16 in (43.81 x 54.61 x 40.64 cm) -  Marc Straus Gallery
Rona Pondick, Chairman

1990
Plastic, wax, shoes, comics, Unique
17 1/4 x 21 1/2 x 16 in (43.81 x 54.61 x 40.64 cm)

1989
Wax, plastic, canvas pillow, baby bottles, and shoes, Unique
18 1/2 x 34 x 22 1/2 in (46.99 x 86.36 x 57.15 cm) -  Marc Straus Gallery
Milkman

1989
Wax, plastic, canvas pillow, baby bottles, and shoes, Unique
18 1/2 x 34 x 22 1/2 in (46.99 x 86.36 x 57.15 cm)

1989
Plastic, rope, pillows, baby bottles, and wax, Unique
9 x 162 x 73 in (22.86 x 411.48 x 28.74 cm) -  Marc Straus Gallery
Double Bed

1989
Plastic, rope, pillows, baby bottles, and wax, Unique
9 x 162 x 73 in (22.86 x 411.48 x 28.74 cm)

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