75 Reasons to Live: Meg Shiffler on Felix Gonzalez-Torres

Meg Shiffler, director and curator of the San Francisco Arts Commission, on Felix Gonzalez-Torres’ Untitled (America #1) (1992), the artist, his lover, and their lives cut short by AIDS. She notes that Torres spoke about “making works that are impermanent so that he himself could outlive them.”

 

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