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The sweetness of life

BMJ 2000; 321 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.321.7253.121/a (Published 08 July 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;321:121
  1. Patricia Wynn Davies, freelance arts writer
  1. London

    Felix Gonzalez-Torres Serpentine Gallery, London, until 16 July

    Works also appear in the children's ward at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, on billboards across London, and by night at the Camden Art Centre

    Sweets are the artistic medium for the installation Untitled (Rossmore II) at London's Serpentine Gallery. They are green sweets wrapped in cellophane and stacked in a corner. The piece refers to the street in Los Angeles where the artist Felix Gonzalez-Torres and his partner, Ross Laycock, lived before Laycock's death from AIDS in 1991. Five years later, Gonzalez-Torres would also …

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