November 12, 2010

75 Reasons to Live: Jens Hoffmann on Felix Gonzalez Torres

Jens Hoffmann, director of the Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts at the California College of the Arts, speaks about Felix Gonzalez-Torres’s Untitled (America #1) (1992). Hoffmann explains how the artist used common objects and simple structures to address complicated or controversial subjects, achieving a “metaphoric minimalism.”

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