Franco Mondini-Ruiz is active/lives in New York, Texas. Franco Mondini Ruiz is known for painting, sculpture and installations.
Biography Franco Mondini-Ruiz
Franco Mondini-Ruiz (born 1961) is an American artist who lives and works in New York, New York and San Antonio, Texas. He is of Mexican and Italian descent. According to art critic Roberta Smith of The New York Times, his work "questions notions of preciousness and art-market exclusivity while delivering a fizzy visual pleasure".
Mondini-Ruiz takes a variety of approaches to creating art, working in installation, performance, painting, sculpture, and short stories. One of Mondini-Ruiz's earliest major projects was his "Infinito Botanica," an installation that references the Mexican botánicas common in his hometown of San Antonio, Texas.
In the mid-90s Mondini-Ruiz purchased a botánica on South Flores str
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