Felix Gonzalez-Torres: What Remains | Part 1
On Saturday, January 9, 2021, The Bass, the de la Cruz Collection and the Felix Gonzalez-Torres Family Archive collaborated and presented a celebration day honoring the personal and artistic legacy of Felix Gonzalez-Torres, in commemoration of the 25th anniversary of this death in Miami, Florida.
Introduction by Silvia Karman Cubiñá, Executive Director & Chief Curator
FELIX GONZALEZ-TORRES’ VIRAL AESTHETICS
A Talk by Dr. Robert Hobbs, Art Historian
By avoiding the traps of identity politics, Felix Gonzalez-Torres found ways to reshape established vanguard art. Dr. Robert Hobbs analyzes the artist’s major contributions through the lens of the word “virus”, which was often used by Gonzalez-Torres to describe the way his art functioned.