Christo & Jeanne-Claude: The Gates

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In February 2005, Christo and Jeanne-Claude will complete a monumental work of art in New York City's Central Park. The project, first conceived in 1979, will feature 7500 16-foot-high vinyl gates lining the park's paths, from which will hang saffron-colored fabric panels. TASCHEN will document this project from start to finish in two editions. A first edition will be published in January 2005, containing photo documents and preparatory drawings for The Gates. This edition, published directly after the ...

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Overview

In February 2005, Christo and Jeanne-Claude will complete a monumental work of art in New York City's Central Park. The project, first conceived in 1979, will feature 7500 16-foot-high vinyl gates lining the park's paths, from which will hang saffron-colored fabric panels. TASCHEN will document this project from start to finish in two editions. A first edition will be published in January 2005, containing photo documents and preparatory drawings for The Gates. This edition, published directly after the installation has been realized, will contain 32 extra pages showing photographs of the completed work of art.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783822842423
  • Publisher: Taschen America, LLC
  • Publication date: 2/26/2005
  • Edition description: Updated Edition
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 795,718
  • Product dimensions: 9.18 (w) x 11.28 (h) x 0.43 (d)

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