perfect lovers.

"these two identical, adjacent, battery-operated clocks were initially set to the same time, but, with time, they will inevitably fall out of sync...the artist transformed these public, neutral devices used for the measurement of time into personal and poetic meditations on human relationships, mortality, and time's inevitable flow. of the light-blue background, gonzalez-torres said, "for me if a beautiful memory could have a color that color would be light blue."

{untitled by felix gonzalez-torres}


  1. The weird thing is that I feel bad for these two. They're not facing each other so they won't even realize how far apart they've grown. Then one day someone will come up and say, "Do you have the time?" He'll say, "quarter of three" at the same moment she'll say, "eight twenty-two."

    There will be a strange silence as they wonder what the hell happened.

  2. gonzalez-torres was a sweet genius.

    that's rare.