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Félix González-Torres (1957 - 1996)

Lot 334: Felix Gonzalez-Torres (1957-1996)

Christie's

November 11, 2004
New York, NY, US

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Description

"Untitled" (March 5th) #2
40 watt light bulbs, porcelain light sockets, extension cords
dimensions vary with installation
Executed in 1991. This work is number four from an edition of twenty and is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed and dated by the artist.

Artist or Maker

Felix Gonzalez-Torres (1957-1996)

Exhibited

Brussels, Galerie Xavier Hufkens, Felix Gonzalez-Torres/Micheal Jenkins, 1991 (another example exhibited).
Glen Falls, The Hyde Collection, Just What Is It That Makes Today's Home So Different, So Appealing?, September-November 1991 (another example exhibited).
Tokyo, Wacoal Art Center-Spiral, Three or More: A Multiple Exhibition, 1992 (another example exhibited).
Glasgow, Tramway, Read My Lips: New York AIDS Polemics, 1992 (another example exhibited).
New York, Fischbach Gallery, Abscence, Activism & The Body Politic, 1994 (another example exhibited).
Washington, D.C., Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden; Los Angeles, Museum of Contemporary Art; Chicago, Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago, Felix Gonzalez-Torres "Traveling," June-September 1994 (another example exhibited).
New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, March-May 1995, pp.182-83 (illustrated; another example exhibited).
Paris, Musèe d'Art Moderne, Felix Gonzalez-Torres (Girlfriend in a Coma), 1996 (another example exhibited).

Literature

N. Spector, "Felix Gonzalez-Torres und Roni Horn: Anatomien des Raums," in Felix Gonzalez-Torres und Roni Horn, Munich 1995, p.12 (illustrated).
C. Chapman, "Personal Effects: On Aspects of Work by Felix Gonzalez-Torres," in BROADsheet, Spring 1996, p.16.
N. Spector, "Felix Gonzalez-Torres: Quelle heure est-il au paradis?" in Propositions, Musèe Dèpartmental de Rochechouart, 1996, p.10.
D. Elger, Felix Gonzalez-Torres: Catalogue Raisonné, Ostfildern-Ruit 1997, no.118 (illustrated).

Provenance

Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York
Private Collection, Geneva
Anthony d'Offay Gallery, London

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