11 Curators Choose an Art Piece That Should Hang in the White House's New Gallery

Nora Abrams

MCA Denver


Felix Gonzalez-Torres, “Untitled” (The End), 1990

"I would suggest a stacked paper work by Felix Gonzalez-Torres. The humility and poignancy of his works and the implicit democratic ideas embedded in them would be a good reminder to both the President and the citizens who visit of the importance of these core, fundamental values. Gonzalez-Torres used minimal, spare objects to articulate deeply political ideas about equality, violence, war, and injustice. His works are profound for how quietly yet forcefully they address such ideas."

(© The Felix Gonzalez-Torres Foundation. Courtesy of Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York. Photo © MCA, Chicago)

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