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Félix González-Torres (1957 - 1996)

Lot 409: Felix Gonzalez-Torres (1957-1996)

Christie's

May 12, 2005
New York, NY, US

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Description

Untitled (Alice B. Toklas and Gertrude Stein's grave)
color coupler print mounted on board, framed
image: 15 3/4 x 23 1/4 in. (40 x 59 cm.)
frame: 29 1/4 x 36 1/4 in. (74.3 x 92 cm.)
Executed in 1992. This work is number one from an edition of four plus one artist's proof.

Artist or Maker

Felix Gonzalez-Torres (1957-1996)

Exhibited

Vienna, Galerie Peter Pakesch, Felix Gonzalez-Torres: Republikanische Jahre, 1992 (another example exhibited).
Los Angeles, Margo Leavin Gallery, Felix-Gonzalez-Torres, Albert Oehlen, Christopher Williams: Théâtre Vérité, 1992 (another example exhibited).
Miami, Art Museum at Florida International University, Photography by Cintas Fellows, 1993 (another example exhibited). Washington D.C., Hirschorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Felix
Gonzalez-Torres. Traveling
, 1994 (another example exhibited).
Annandale-on-Hudson, Bard College, Center for Curatorial Studies,
Recent Acquisitions from the Rivendell Collection, 1994 (another
example exhibited). Pasadena, Art center College of Design, Romance, 1994 (another
example exhibited).
Vienna, Atelier Augarten, Trauer, April-August 2003.

Literature

E. Troncy, Felix Gonzalez-Torres: Placebo, Art Press, June 1993, pp. 18 and 35 (illustrated on cover).
Photography by Cintas Fellows, exh. cat., Art Museum at Florida University, Miami 1993, n.p. (illustrated).
L. Cottingham, Letter to Oscar Wilde, Blocnotes, no. 5, Winter 1993/94, p. 39 (illustrated).
A. Cruz, Felix Gonzalez-Torres: Traveling, exh. cat., The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, 1994, p. 17.
J. Lewis, "Traveling Light: Installation Artist Felix Gonzalez-Torres Shines at the Hirschorn", The Washington Post, July 10, 1994, p. 64. N. Spector, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, exh. cat., Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York 1995, p. 72 (illustrated).
D. Elger, Felix Gonzalez-Torres Catalogue Raisonné, New York 1997, p. 106, no. 203 (illustrated).

Provenance

Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York
Galerie Peter Pakesch, Vienna

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