75 Reasons to Live: Jennifer A. González on Felix Gonzalez-Torres’s Untitled

Jennifer A. González is professor of art and visual culture, contemporary art, race and representation at the University of California, Santa Cruz. She talks about Felix Gonzalez-Torres's Untitled (1992/1993) and reads from Gonzalez-Torres's writing, connecting the work to the artist's life in the age of AIDS.Remember the end of Manhattan, when Woody Allen asks himself what makes life worth living? In January 2010, during SFMOMA's three-day 75th anniversary celebration, 75 people from the Bay Area creative community gave extremely short talks — 7.5 minutes or less! — on a single collection work of their choosing. Someone called it “manic splendor“ — and it was. You can view all of the talks on The Anniversary Show exhibition page. Or look for them here, on Open Space.

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