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The Gates: Project for Central Park, New York City

The Gates: Project for Central Park, New York City

by Christo, Jeanne-Claude
     
 
Covering 23 miles and the entire topography of New York's Central Park, The Gates will comprise 7,500 glorious gates, each 16 feet high with a free-hanging cloth panel suspended from the top. This book documents every step of this major installation by Christo and Jeanne-Claude, from its conception in 1979 to the many technical challenges. Photographer Wolfgang Volz

Overview

Covering 23 miles and the entire topography of New York's Central Park, The Gates will comprise 7,500 glorious gates, each 16 feet high with a free-hanging cloth panel suspended from the top. This book documents every step of this major installation by Christo and Jeanne-Claude, from its conception in 1979 to the many technical challenges. Photographer Wolfgang Volz documents the work, while maps, architectural designs, drawings, collages, and an informative commentary explore and explain it.

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The Gates will provide a lasting visual tribute to a vast, expansive project....[a] unique, recommended pick.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780883630037
Publisher:
Levin, Hugh Lauter Associates
Publication date:
08/15/2003
Pages:
100
Product dimensions:
9.84(w) x 10.12(h) x 0.84(d)

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