General Idea

The artist collective General Idea — AA Bronson, Felix Partz and Jorge Zontal — forged a unique conceptual practice that deployed parody and irony to critique the artworld and popular media culture. In performances, installations, video, photography, prints, and editions, they explored social phenomena ranging from the production, distribution and consumption of mass media images to gay identity and the AIDS crisis. General Idea worked together from 1969 until the deaths of Partz and Zontal in 1994.   full biography


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1971, 5:50 min, b&w, sound
1974, 17 min, color, sound
1977, 28:56 min, color, sound
1979, 28:15 min, color, sound
1982, 9:52 min, color, sound
1982, 9 min, color, sound
1984, 14 min, color, sound