César Trasobares talks about Felix Gonzalez-Torres

de la Cruz Collection, Miami

de la Cruz Collection presents next Thursday Felix Gonzalez-Torres in context. An evening with César Trasobares, third presentation of the series “Among Friends: Personal memories of Carlos Alfonzo, Ana Mendieta and Felix Gonzalez-Torres, by artist César Trasobares.”The talk will highlight moments of life and work of Felix Gonzalez-Torres. As a friend and fellow artist, Trasobares will discuss personal conversations and anecdotes of the time he spent with Felix in Miami and as neighbors in New York’s West Village. During those years they shared experiences and viewpoints on contemporary society and the role of visual artists in our evolving culture.Biographical details of Felix’s life and works will be included as well, from his early years in Spain after leaving Cuba to his arrival in Puerto Rico and later move to New York. Trasobares will show images of the works Gonzalez-Torres made in South Florida, including Untitled (Sand), 1993, photogravures of footprints on the sand of Miami Beach and his billboards with images of flying vultures in the Miami sky.

Open:Thursday, 03 October 2013
Address: 23 NE 41ST, Miami
Mail: rsvp@delacruzcollection.org
Phone: +1 305 576 6112
Web:de la Cruz Collection Contemporary Art Space
Opening hour:7:30pm
Photo credits:Snapshot taken by Felix Gonzalez-Torres. Summer, 1994

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