Felix Gonzalez-Torres: What Remains | Part 3
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.
THE EVER-PRESENT ROLE OF THE EXHIBITOR IN FELIX GONZALEZ-TORRES’ WORK
Introduction by Melissa Wallen, Director of the de la Cruz Collection
Moderated by Andrew Kachel, Director & Felix Gonzalez-Torres Liaison at Andrea Rosen Gallery
Rosa de la Cruz, Collector and Founder of the de la Cruz Collection
Elena Filipovic, Director and Curator of Kunsthalle Basel
Andrea Rosen, President of The Felix Gonzalez-Torres Foundation and Andrea Rosen Gallery
A significant aspect of Felix Gonzalez-Torres’s work is longevity; its life is contingent upon the decisions individuals make when exhibiting the works. In this conversation, panel members speak to these decisions and the potential influence on the works and their meaning as they shift and evolve over time.