Felix Gonzalez Torres, One Of The Most Influential Artists Of His Generation, Lived And Worked Resolutely According To His Own Idealistic Principles, Determined To Make This A Better Place For Everyone He Combined Elements Of Conceptual Art, Minimalism, Political Activism, And Poetic Beauty In An Ever Expanding Arsenal Of Media, Including Public Billboards, Give Away Piles Of Candy And Posters, And Ordinary Objects Clocks, Mirrors, Light Fixtures Used To Startling Effect His Work Challenged The Notions Of Public And Private Space, Originality, Authorship And Most Significantly The Authoritative Structures In Which He And His Viewers Functioned Editor Julie Ault Has Amassed The First Comprehensive Monograph To Span Gonzalez Torres S Career In The Spirit Of His Method, She Rethinks The Very Idea Of What A Monograph Should Be The Book, Which Places Strong Emphasis On The Written Word, Contains Newly Commissioned Texts By Robert Storr And Miwon Kwon Among Other Notables, As Well As Significant Critical Essays, Exhibition Statements, Transcripts From Lectures, Personal Correspondence, And Writings That Influenced Gonzalez Torres And His Work Ample Visual Documentation Adds Another Important Layer Of Content We See Works Not Just In Their Completed State, But Often In Process, Which For Gonzalez Torres Could Mean The Process Of Disappearing As Viewers Interacted With Them A Crucial Reference
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- 410 pages
- Felix Gonzalez-Torres
- Julie Ault
- 24 April 2017 Julie Ault