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Felix Gonzalez-Torres

Felix Gonzalez-Torres

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Published by A.R.T. Press in New York .
Written in English

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  • Gonzalez-Torres, Felix, -- 1957.

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    Statementinterview by Tim Rollins ; essay by Susan Cahan ; short story by Jan Avgikos ; [edited by William S. Bartman].
    ContributionsRollins, Tim., Cahan, Susan., Avgikos, Jan.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination96p. :
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22418530M
    ISBN 100923183124

      Artist known for his photographic billboards, and installations involving common objects such as candy, and performance elements. American, Cuban. Artist, Conceptual Artist, Installation Artist, Photographer, Sculptor. Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Félix González-Torrez, Félix González-Torres, Félix González- Torres. View the full Getty record.   Ault worked with Gonzalez-Torres in the New York collective Group Material, and has edited an excellent book about his art. Gonzalez-Torres got to know Horn after he and Laycock saw a single gold Author: Adrian Searle.

    Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Untitled, (North), , 12 light strings 22 lightbulbs each, extension cords, porcelain, as installed at Milwaukee Art by Efraim Lev-er. All photos courtesy of Andrea Rosen Gallery.   Felix Gonzalez-Torres' "Untitled" (Blood) is one of the most radiantly beautiful and deeply moving works in Contemporary American art. A curtain of red and clear beads, the piece--gleaming with light and drenched with a seductive yet palpable red--evokes fundamental metaphors of human existence, ranging from the hope of luminosity, to both blood as a life line .

    Felix Gonzalez-Torres (Novem – January 9, ) was an American, Cuban-born, gay visual artist. [Notes 1] 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. In , he joined Group Material, a New York-based group of artists whose intention . ABOUT THE BOOK. In celebration of its 15th anniversary in , Artpace (San Antonio, Texas), mounted an ambitious state-wide exhibition of seminal billboards created by Cuban-born artist Félix González-Torres (). Developed with special permission from the artist’s estate, this presentation was the first-ever comprehensive survey of González-Torres’ .


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Out of 5 stars All Felix Gonzalez Torres Reviewed in the United States on J This small book, incredibly well edited, is the perfect way to enter into the extremely poetic and conceptual universe of Felix Gonzalez-Torres/5(12). Summary of Felix Gonzalez-Torres.

As an openly gay man living through both the AIDS crisis and the extraordinary public politicization of art in the s, Felix Gonzalez-Torres's groundbreaking installations are famous for their simplicity and affective impact, embedding poetic meditations on love and loss in the mundane material of everyday ality: American.

One of the most significant artists to emerge in the late s and early s, Felix Gonzalez-Torres’s reduced formal vocabulary, conceptual rigor, and evocative use of everyday materials resonates with meaning that is at once specific and mutable, rigorous and Released on: J Felix Gonzales-Torres book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. In April ofthe Department of State announced that the late Cu /5. Felix Gonzalez-Torres book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Felix Gonzalez-Torres, one of the most influential artists of /5. This small book, incredibly well edited, is the perfect way to enter into the extremely poetic and conceptual universe of Felix Gonzalez-Torres.

The book were released months before his death inso he was in part responsible of its content and structure/5(12). Felix Gonzales-Torres was born in Guaimaro, Cuba inthe third of four children in his family. When he was seven years old his father bought him his first set of watercolors, which fueled his ambition to become an artist.

InGonzalez-Torres moved to New York City, where he began his studies in art at the Pratt Institute. A special talk and book event to celebrate the release of Felix Gonzalez-Torres: Specific Objects Without Specific Form was held at the Fondation Beyeler in Basel on J Elena Filipovic and Tino Sehgal were present in conversation about Gonzalez-Torres's work, the structure of the exhibition, and the publication.

Felix Gonzalez-Torres, one of the most influential artists of his generation, lived and worked resolutely according to his own idealistic principles, determined to "make this a better place for everyone." He combined elements of Conceptual art, Price: $ 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 Nationality: American.

Buy Felix Gonzalez-Torres 2 by Julie Ault (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(10). The transcendent quality of Gonzalez-Torres' work was magnified in the Texas landscape, and the project garnered international attention for its unprecedented commemoration of this remarkable body of work.

This book covers all the billboard pieces and serves as a mini-retrospective of this critical part of Gonzales-Torres' : Felix Gonzalez-Torres. "Born in Cuba, Felix Gonzalez-Torres is best known for public artworks which invite the viewer's participation.

In this publication, illustrated with video and performance stills and reproductions; the artist talks about his commitment to social change and the role of the artist in society. The book, which places strong emphasis on the written word, contains newly commissioned texts by Robert Storr and Miwon Kwon among other notables, as well as significant critical essays, exhibition statements, transcripts from lectures, personal correspondence, and writings that influenced Gonzalez-Torres and his work/5(9).

In Aprilthe Department of State announced that the late Cuban-born conceptual artist Felix Gonzalez-Torres would represent the United States at the Venice Biennale (June 1-November 21).

This much sought-after and long-out-of-print volume, reissued by the Guggenheim Museum for the occasion, was originally published to accompany the artist's solo exhibition at.

Get this from a library. Felix Gonzalez-Torres. [Félix González-Torres; Julie Ault] -- A comprehensive overview of important artist Felix Gonzalez-Torres. In the spirit of Gonzalez-Torres' method, Ault rethinks the very idea of what a. Felix Gonzalez-Torres (Novem – January 9, ) was a Cuban-born American visual artist.

Gonzalez-Torres's openly gay sexual orientation is often seen as influential in his work as an artist. Gonzalez-Torres was known for his minimal installations and sculptures in which he used materials such as strings of lightbulbs, clocks Birth place: Guáimaro, Cuba.

Felix Gonzalez-Torres: Billboards. Published by Radius Books/Artpace, San Antonio. Text by Matthew Drutt. In celebration of its 15th anniversary inArtpace in San Antonio, Texas, mounted an ambitious state-wide exhibition of seminal billboards created by Cuban-born artist Felix Gonzalez-Torres ().

Felix Gonzalez-Torres by Corrin, Lisa G.,Gonzalez-Torres, Felix and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Felix Gonzalez-Torres was a Cuban-born American conceptual artist, photographer and sculptor who represented Post-Minimalist and Relational Aesthetics.

He was known for his simple but affective installations and sculptures made of strings of lightbulbs, clocks, piles of paper and other everyday materials.

The artworks touched on the themes of private and public life, raised the. The gossamer poetry of Felix Gonzalez-Torres’ spare and evocative art is spoken through a symbolic interaction between artist and audience.

At the Museum of .Felix Gonzalez-Torres He received his BFA from Pratt Institute, New York, in and his MFA from the International Center of Photography and New York University in From toGonzalez-Torres was a part of the artist collective Group Material, whose collaborative, politically-informed practice focused on community engagement and.The book has been years in the making as Elena Filipovic and the Felix Gonzalez-Torres Foundation worked together to find the best ways to present the complexities and nuances of the exhibition.

The book includes installation views of each version of the exhibition and an expansive illustrated checklist with images of each artwork in every.