Paired Gold Mats — for Ross and Felix (1994-1995) Two pure gold mats; 1/1,000 x 60 x 49 in. each.
“Two, a number of companionship, of doubled pleasure, a pair, a couple, one on top of the other. Mirroring and emanating light. When Roni showed me this new work she said ‘there is sweat in between.’ I knew that” - Félix González-Torres
This remains one of my favourite works of art. I’ll never forget the tears I felt seeing this glisten with the warmest amount of spring light at la Collection Lambert en Avignon.