We are afraid of losing what we have, whether it’s our life or our possessions and property. But this fear evaporates when we understand that our life stories and the history of the world were written by the same hand.
You’re waiting for a train. A train that will take you far away. You can’t be sure where it will take you. But it doesn’t matter, because we will be together.
All that keeps going through my head when I hear that is “This is something Felix would love”. Does that make my life sad?
Things that don’t make it sad:
Daniel Buren, 2009.
Robert Rauschenberg, Cy & Roman Steps, 1952.
Jacques Louis David, Death of Marat, 1793
Felix Gonzalez-Torres, It’s Just a Matter of Time
Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Untitled, 1991
Maurizio Catalan, All, 2007
Tara Donovan, Untitled, 2003