American, 1957- 1996. Felix Gonzalez-Torres was a well-known visual artist famous for his minimalist sculptures and installations. His installations depended on the traditions drawn from Conceptual and Minimalism Art. His artworks often revolved around political and personal meditations based on public and private life. The Cuban born artist’s work was also known as process art. It concentrated on the concepts of decay and formation. His artworks usually included the use of household materials, like clocks, paper, hard candies, and lightbulb strings. According to Felix Gonzalez-Torres, the household materials in his artworks had the prospect of changing with time. The artist also worked with photographs and puzzles. Interaction with the viewer or public was a prominent part of Felix Gonzalez-Torres’ art installations. It is seen in many of his notable art pieces, like the 1991 wrapped candy arrangement titled Placebo. The arrangement included candies of around 100-200 pounds wrapped individually from which spectators were also able to take. Felix Gonzalez-Torres’ sculptures featured universal themes. He was influenced by artists like Lawrence Weiner and Joseph Kosuth. Felix Gonzalez-Torres artwork is available at auction and also a part of permanent collections at museums. The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles are among the places that host Felix Gonzalez-Torres' artworks. Many leading auction houses also host Felix Gonzalez-Torres artwork for sale.