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Published by Guggenheim Museum Publications in New York, NY .
Written in English

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  • González-Torres, Félix, -- 1957-1996 -- Exhibitions

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Other titlesAmerica
StatementNancy Spector, ... [et al.]
GenreExhibitions.
ContributionsGonzalez-Torres, Felix, 1957-1996., Spector, Nancy., Biennale di Venezia (52nd : 2007)
The Physical Object
Pagination80 p. :
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21525657M
ISBN 100892073667
ISBN 109780892073665

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  Félix González-Torres, one of the most influential artists of his generation, lived and worked resolutely according to his own democratic ideology, determined to "make this a better place for everyone." Combining principles of Conceptual Art, minimalism and political activism, González-Torres' arsenal included public billboards, giveaway piles of candy or posters and ordinary objects. Printed art by Félix González-Torres stands in bold contrast to the etchings, woodcuts, lithographs, and screenprints that make up the traditional history of modern print-making. González-Torres did not pursue this medium for the expressive possibilities inherent in its various techniques but, instead, chose it for its ability to function. Felix Gonzalez-Torres () In , in lieu of a standard biography/bibliography, Felix chose to write a portrait of himself. This is the Biography that we have chosen to . Felix Gonzalez-Torres Born , Güaimaro, Cuba Lived and worked in New York Died , Miami, Florida The art of the late Felix Gonzalez- Torres took many different forms during his relatively brief career but it was always motivated by his fervent desire for dialogue and community. His self-portrait in the form of a personal chronology isFile Size: 1MB.

Felix Gonzalez-Torres, original name Félix González-Torres, (born Nov. 26, , Guáimaro, Cuba—died Jan. 9, , Miami, Fla., U.S.), Cuban-born American sculptor, photographer, and conceptual artist known for work in a variety of media that addresses issues of identity, desire, originality, loss, the metaphor of journey, and the private versus the public domain.   Felix Gonzalez-Torres: playfully teasing, deadly serious Eschewing the in-your-face aesthetics of his contemporaries, the reputation of the artist, who died of Aids a has only grown in . Félix González-Torres nació en Cuba, en , y se mudó de país en país, hasta instalarse, finalmente, en Puerto Rico, en la universidad de ese país estudió arte. Allí consiguió una beca para irse a Nueva York y es en esa ciudad donde consolida su carrera, al cosechar éxitos importantes en el mundo del arte. Félix González-Torres (Novem – January 9, ) was a Cuban-born American visual artist. González-Torres's openly gay sexual orientation is often seen as influential in his work as an artist. González-Torres was known for his minimal installations and sculptures in which he used materials such as strings of lightbulbs, clocks, stacks of paper, or packaged hard candies.

Félix González-Torres (* November in Güaimaro, Kuba; † 9. Januar in Miami, Florida) war ein kubanischer Künstler. Seine erste Einzelausstellung hatte er in der Andrea Rosen Gallery in New York, wo er seine Werke bis zu seinem Tode : Amazon配送商品ならFelix Gonzalez-Torresが通常配送無料。更にAmazonならポイント還元本が多数。Gonzalez-Torres, Felix, Ault, Julie作品ほか、お急ぎ便対象商品は当日お届けも可能。/5(9). Drawing from the traditions of Minimalism and Conceptual Art, Felix Gonzalez-Torres created installations and sculptures that function as personal and political meditations on private and public referred to as process art, Gonzalez-Torres’s work focused on ideas of formation and decay: he combined household and found objects that have the potential to change over time, while also Nationality: American. Félix González-Torres, one of the most influential artists of his generation, lived and worked resolutely according to his own democratic ideology, determined to "make this a better place for everyone." Combining principles of Conceptual Art, minimalism and political activism, González-Torres' arsenal included public billboards, giveaway /5(10).