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Felix Gonzalez-Torres was born in Cuba in 1957 and died in New York in 1996. He received a BFA from the Pratt Institute,
Brooklyn, NY in 1983 and an MFA from the International Center of Photography, New York University in 1987.
He participated in the Whitney Museum Independent Study Program in 1981 and 1983.
During his lifetime, he had solo exhibitions at the Guggenheim Museum, New York (1995); The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (1994); The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. (1994); the University of California, Berkeley Art Museum (1994); Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris (1993); The Museum of Modern Art, New York (1992); the Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York (1990); and The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York (1988), among others.
His work has continued to be shown extensively, including solo exhibitions at PLATEAU and Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea (2012); MMK Museum fur Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt (2011); the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (2011); Fondation Beyeler, Basel, Switzerland (2010); Artpace Foundation, San Antonio, Texas (2010);
The United States Pavilion, the 52nd Venice Biennale (2007); Hamburger Bahnhof, Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin (2007); The Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin (1999-2000); and Museo Tamayo, Mexico City (1996), among others.
He had a solo exhibition at Magasin 3 in 1992.