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Felix Gonzalez-Torres    (American/Cuban, 1957-1996)




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Biography
1981 Independent Study Program, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
1983 Independent Study Program, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
1983 BFA Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
1987 MFA International Center of Photography/New York University
1988 Artists Fellowship, Art Matters, Inc.
1987 - 1989 Adjunct Art Instructor, New York University, NY
1989 Artists Fellowship, National Endowment for the Arts
1989 Cintas Foundation Fellowship
1989 Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant
1989 Artists Fellowship, Art Matter, Inc.
1990 CALARTS, L.A., California
1991 Gordon Matta-Clark Foundation Award
1992 Adjunct Art Instructor, New York University
1992 Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst Fellowship (DAAD) Artists-in-Residence Program, Berlin, Germany
1993 Collaboration with Christopher Wool for Printed Matter Bookshop at Dia, NYC
1993 National Endowment for the Arts - Artist Fellowship

Exhibitions
2006 El Museo del Barrio, New York, NY, “Felix Gonzalez-Torres: Early Impressions”, February 24 – May 21, 2005, curated by Elvis Fuentes (catalogue)
2006 “Felix Gonzalez-Torres”, Nationalgalerie Hamburger Bahnof – Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Berlin, October 1, 2006 – January 9, 2007, curated by Frank Wagner (catalogue)
2006 Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern, Switzerland, “Post Mortem – Corpses in Art from Ins to Accra”, November 2 – January 21, 2007
2006 Bard College Center for Curatorial Studies, Annandale-on-Hudson, inaugural re-oprning of the galleries, October
2006 Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, “Down by Law”, curated by The Wrong Gallery as part of “Whitney Biennial 2006: Day for Night”, March 2 – May 28, curated by Chrissie Iles and Philippe Vergne (catalogue)
2006 The Museum of Modern Art, New York, “Transforming Chronologies”, May 10 – October 2 (part two), curated by Luis Péeres-Oramas (catalogue)
2005 Galerie Lelong, New York, NY, “Spectrum”, December 9, 2005 – January 28, 2006, organized by Kate Shepherd
2005 The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, PA, “Swarm”, December 3, 2005 – March 18, 2006, curated by Ellen Lupton, Abbott Miller and Ellen Napier (catalogue)
2005 Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN, “The Felix Gonzalez-Torres Project: ’Untitled’ (For Jeff)”, November 20 – January 29, 2006, curated by Lisa D. Freiman, PhD (brochure)
2005 University Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, “The Miraculous in the Everyday”, December 1, 2005 – March 5, 2006, curated by Loretta Yarlow
2005 Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX, “Indelible Images (Trafficking Between Life and Death), November 5, 2005 – January 29, 2006
2005 Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH, “Part Object Part Sculpture”, October 30 – February 26, 2006 (catalogue)
2005 Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, Paris, France, “Empreinte Moi”, October 28 – December 2, 2005 (catalogue)
2005 The Mary Ann Harn Cofrin Pavillion, Samuel P. Harn Museum, University of Florida, “American Matrix: Contemporary Directions for the Harn Museum Collection”, October 22, 2005 – April 30, 2006, curated by Kerry Oliver-Smith
2005 The Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, Saint Louis, MO, “Minimalism and Beyond”, October 14 – April 26, 2006, curated by Matthias Waschek (brochure)
2005 CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Art, San Francisco, CA, “General Ideas: Rethinking Conceptual Art 1987-2005”, September 15 – November 13 (brochure)
2005 Arnolfini Gallery Limited, Bristol, England, “This Storm Is What We Call Progress”, September 10 – October 23, curated by Martin Clark (catalogue)
2005 Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León, MUSAC, León, Spain, “Sujeto”, September 1 – December 4, curated by Marta Gerveno and Raúl Ordás (catalogue)
2005 “Felix Gonzalez-Torres and Joseph Kosuth” (the first in a series), Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, January 20 – February 18 (catalogue forthcoming)
2005 “Felix Gonzalez-Torres and Roni Horn (the second in a series), Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, March 31-April 30
2004 Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA, April 1 – May 29
2002 Astrup Fearnley Museet fur Moderne Kunst, Oslo, Norway, “Passenger. The Viewer as Participant”, January 19 – April 21 (catalogue) (group)
2002 Andrea Rosen Gallery, NYC, “Felix Gonzalez-Torres”, March 30 – May 4; simultaneous exhibition at Sadie Coles HQ, London, England, March 20 – April 20 (book), with global satellite sites of the billboard in the cities of Athens, Berlin, Bogota, Cambridge, Dublin, Kirkwall, London, Milan, New Delhi, New York, Rio de Janeiro, Sa o Paolo, Tokyo, Warsaw, Zurich (solo)
2001 Lever House Lobby Gallery, 400 Park Avenue, NY, “Felix Gonzalez-Torres”, December 7 – February 15, 2002 (solo)
2001 Le Consortium, Dijon, France, “Felix Gonzalez-Torres”, November 25, 2001 – February 2, 2002 (solo)
2001 Yokohama Art Museum, Yokohama, Japan, “Yokohama 2001: International Triennale of Contemporary Art”, September 2 – November 11 (group)
2001 Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom, “At Sea”, July 14 – September 23; travels to Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, Norwich, England, February 12 – April 28 (group)
2001 Palazzo delle Papesse Centro Arte Contemporanea, Siena, Italy, “The Gift: ”, June 2 – September 23; travels to Candiani Centro Culturale, Mestre, Venice, Italy, October 19, 2001 – January 6, 2002; Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, AZ, February 9 – May 5, Bronx Museum of Art, Bronx, NYC, Novemebr 27, 2002 – March 3, 2003 (catalogue) (group)
2001 MAK Center for Art and Architecture, L.A., Schindler House, Los Angeles, CA,. “In Between Art & Architecture”. February 16 – September 2 (catalogue) (group)
2001 Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, Texas, “Felix Gonzalez-Torres/Joseph Beuys”, February 16 – May 6 (pamphlet) (group)
2000 Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France, “Le temps, vite”, January 12 – April 10 (catalogue) (group)
2000 Beaver College Art Gallery, Glenside, PA, “The Sea and the Sky”, February 17 – April 25, travels to The Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin, Ireland, June 15 – August 20, co-curated by Richard Torchia and Patrick Murphy (group)
2000 Serpentine Gallery, London, England, “Felix Gonzalez-Torres”, June 1 – July 16 with satellite venues: Camden Arts Centre, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, Royal College of Art, Victoria and Albert Museum, Royal Geographical Society (solo)
1999 Banco de la Republica Biblioteca Luis Angel Arango, Bogota, Colombia, “Felix Gonzalez-Torres”, November 10 – January 16, 2000; travels to Museo Alejandro Otero, Caracas, Venezuela, “Felix Gonzalez-Torres”, April 2, 2000 – June 25, 2000; Museu de Arte Moderna, Sao Paolo, Brazil, August 9. 2001 – September 9, 2001, curated by Carlos Basualdo (solo)
1999 Galerie Klosterfelde, Berlin, Germany, “Au Delà”, November 27, 1999 – January 22, 2000. (group)
1999 Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA, “Carnegie International 1999/2000”, November 6, 1999 – March 26, 2000 (group)
1998 Andrea Rosen Gallery, NYC, “Felix Gonzalez-Torres”, December 4 – January 16, 1999 (solo)
1998 Museum Moderner Kunst, Vienna, Austria, September 12 – November 1, curated by Rainer Fuchs (third venue of Sprengel Museum travelling exhibition) (catalogue) (solo)
1998 Comme des Garcons, Tokyo, Japan, “Felix Gonzalez-Torres”, (solo)
1997 Sprengel Museum in Hannover, Germany, June 1 - August 24 (catalolgue) travels to Kunstmuseum St. Gallen, St. Gallen, Switzerland, September 6 - November 16 (catalogue) (solo)
1997 Andrea Rosen Gallery, NYC, “‘Untitled’ (Beginning)”, January 3 - 25 (solo)
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