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ID: 500114715
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500114715

 
Record Type: Person
Gonzalez-Torres, Felix (American sculptor and photographer, 1958-1996)

Note: Artist known for his photographic billboards, and installations involving common objects such as candy, and performance elements.

Names:
Gonzalez-Torres, Felix (preferred,V,index,LC)
Felix Gonzalez-Torres (V,display)
González-Torrez, Félix (V)
González-Torres, Félix (U,LC)
Torres, Félix González- (U)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)
Cuban

Roles:
artist (preferred)
sculptor
photographer
conceptual artist
installation artist
miscellaneous

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Guáimaro (Camagüey province, Cuba) (inhabited place)
Died:  Miami (Miami-Dade county, Florida, United States) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   New York City (New York state, United States) (inhabited place)
exhibition:   at the Biennial Exhibition at the Whitney Museum of Art in 1997  New York City (New York state, United States) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
influenced ....  assume vivid astro focus  
....................  (American collaborative art project, active early 21st century) [500122415]
member of ....  Group Material  1988-1991
................  (American artists' collective, 1979-1997) [500116143]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Gonzalez-Torres, Felix (I)

Biographies:
(American sculptor and photographer, 1958-1996) ..... [VP Preferred]
(sculptor, 1957-1996) ..... [CL-Courtauld]
(American sculptor, 1957-1996) ..... [Grove Art]
(artist, 1957-1996) ..... [GRL]
(artist) ..... [GRI Special Collections]
(artist, active 20th century) ..... [GRISC]
(American artist, born Cuba. 1957-1996) ..... [MoMA]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Felix Gonzalez-Torres ........ [CL-Courtauld, GRISC, MoMA Preferred, VP]
.............................................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
.............................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
.............................................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
Gonzalez-Torres, Felix ........ [CL-Courtauld Preferred, GRISC Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, MoMA, VP Preferred]
...............................................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
...............................................  GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (1980-) 2006M8
...............................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
...............................................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 14 May 2004
...............................................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
...............................................  Whitney Biennial Exhibition (1997) 183
...............................................  Witt Library, Authority files
González-Torres, Félix ........ [GRL Preferred, Grove Art]
...............................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
...............................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) no 92029563
González-Torrez, Félix ........ [VP]
...............................................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 22 December 2003
Torres, Félix González- ........ [GRL]
...............................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) no 92029563

Subject: ........ [CL-Courtauld, GRISC, GRL, Grove Art, MoMA, VP]
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (1980-)
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 14 May 2004
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 22 December 2003
....................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.)
....................  Whitney Biennial Exhibition (1997) 174; 183
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Grove Art Online (2008-)
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