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Felix Gonzalez-Torres

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Felix Gonzalez-Torres (1957 - 1996) was active/lived in New York, Florida / Cuba.  Felix GonzalezTorres is known for Installation sculpture, graphics.

Born in Guaimaro, Cuba, Felix Gonzalez-Torres became a post-modernist installation artist of wide-ranging reputation, especially for his provocative installations of billboards and continuously replenished piles of paper and edible candies.

He graduated from Colegio San Jorge in 1976 and then studied art at Puerto Rico University where he earned a scholarship that took him to the Whitney Museum Independent Study Program in 1981. He was also a student at the International Center for Photography as well as at New York University. In 1993, he participated in the Venice Biennale.

His first solo exhibition was in 1990 at the Andrea Rosen Gallery in New York, and he was much lauded at the 1991 Whitney Biennial. In 1995, a retrospective of his work was held at the Solomon R Guggenheim Museum, and he died the following year from AIDS.   ...  [Displaying 852 of 1093 characters.]  Artist bio

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Facts about Felix Gonzalez-Torres

   Publications  Book References:  10
Magazine References:  13

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13 Miscellaneous Magazine References for Felix Gonzalez-Torres
Magazine Article Date Author Color
ARTFORUM Previews September 2006 Editors Yes
ARTFORUM Reviews May 2006 Editor Yes
ARTnews Sticks & Stones & Lemon Cough Drops September 2002 Hochfield, Sylvia Yes
Art & Antiques The Top 100 Collectors in America March 2002 Bryant, Kathy; Cathy Byrd Yes
ARTFORUM What You Say is What You See October 2001 Relyea, Lane Yes
Art & Auction (bitter) Sweet Charity April 2001 Vincent, Steven Yes
ARTFORUM Preview: Winter 2001 January 2001 Editors, Art Forum No
ARTnews Baffgled, Bewildered and Smitten September 2000 Sheets, Hilarie M Yes
ARTnews The ARTNews 200 August 1999 Esterow, Milton Yes
ARTnews Changing Faces March 1999 Kunitz, Daniel Yes
Art-Talk Fall Sales January 1998 Editor, Art-talk No
ARTnews Art News April 1996 Editors, Art News Yes
Art in America Setting Traps for the Mind January 1996 Storr, Robert No
10 Book References for Felix Gonzalez-Torres
Year Author Title Pages Color
2016 Block, Judy and Suzanne Stein, Editors San Francisco Museum of Modern Art 360 Views on the Collection
(Exhibition catalog)
360 Yes
2005 Inc. -
Dunbier, Lonnie Pierson (Editor)
The Artists Bluebook 34,000 North American Artists to March 2005 479 No
2005 Davenport, Ray Davenport's Art Reference: The Gold Edition 2421 No
2001 Meyer, James What You Say is What You See 340 Yes
2000 Ed, Virginia Museum/Richmond Vanitas: Meditations on Life and Death in Contemporary Art 0 No
1999 Larsen, Lars et all Art at the Turn of the Millennium 561 Yes
1997 Marquis Who's Who Who's Who in American Art, 1997-1998 1515 No
1996 Clearwater, Bonnie (others) Defining the Nineties Consensus Making in New York, Miami, and Los Angeles
(Exhibition catalog)
128 Yes
1993 Bowker R R Who's Who in American Art, 1993-1994, 20th Edition (American Federation of Arts) 1473 No
1990 Lippard, Lucy R Mixed Blessings New Art in a Multicultural America 279 Yes