Félix Gonzaléz-Torrés

Born on , in Guáimaro, Cuba, Félix Gonzaléz-Torrés created miminalist and conceptual art that encouraged active viewer participation.

A masculine person with short hair, glasses, and a striped sweater reaching down to grab a piece of candy from a large pile of colorful wrapped candies sitting in the corner of a room. The man has his back turned to the camera
Félix Gonzaléz-Torrés's “Untitled” (Portrait of Ross in L.A)
mark6mauno, "Untitled" (Portrait of Ross in L.A.) by Felix Gonzalez-Torres, CC BY 2.0

An Abbreviated Timeline of Félix Gonzaléz-Torrés's Life

For more information about Félix Gonzaléz-Torrés and his life, please see Julie Ault's Chronology, David Zwirner's biography, or the Guggenheim biography.

To see any of the works mentioned here or to explore any of Gonzaléz-Torrés's other pieces, check out the Works section on the Foundation's website.