Felix Gonzalez-Torres
Artist

Felix Gonzalez-Torres (1957–1996) was a Cuban-born American visual artist.

He lived and worked primarily in New York City between 1979 and 1995 after attending university in Puerto Rico. Gonzalez-Torres’s practice incorporates a minimalist visual vocabulary and certain artworks that are composed of everyday materials such as strings of light bulbs, paired wall clocks, stacks of paper, and individually wrapped candies. Gonzalez-Torres is known for having made significant contributions to the field of conceptual art in the 1980s and 1990s. His practice continues to influence and be influenced by present-day cultural discourses.

Felix Gonzalez-Torres
Artist

Felix Gonzalez-Torres (1957–1996) was a Cuban-born American visual artist.

He lived and worked primarily in New York City between 1979 and 1995 after attending university in Puerto Rico. Gonzalez-Torres’s practice incorporates a minimalist visual vocabulary and certain artworks that are composed of everyday materials such as strings of light bulbs, paired wall clocks, stacks of paper, and individually wrapped candies. Gonzalez-Torres is known for having made significant contributions to the field of conceptual art in the 1980s and 1990s. His practice continues to influence and be influenced by present-day cultural discourses.

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