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Post from Tamara Kostianovsky

[Editor’s note: Kostianovsky is one of the artists in The Americas–see post]

The pillow piece “Ah…Felix” by artist Marisa Telleria-Diez (Nicaragua)(image left) pays homage to artist Felix Gonzalez-Torres (image right) and references his untitled photograph of two pillows that was displayed on billboards in NYC in the early ’90s.

gonzalez torresuntitledpillowsI was looking for more info on the original piece by Gonzalez-Torres to include in this email and I came across a website that analyzes it very smartly.

–Tamara Kostianovsky is the curator of exhibitions at Esther M. Klein Art Gallery