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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.

Part 1

Introduction by Silvia Karman Cubiñá, Executive Director & Chief Curator


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.