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Image and text sites
The Art of Christo
and Jean-Claude -- Featuring photos, information, and history
authorized by Christo and Jeanne-Claude, this site was produced
by two individuals who have worked on, or are familiar with, Christo
and Jeanne-Claude's projects: Jok Church, Adam Ciesielski and. The
following chronologically arranged index to both sections provides
direct access to the image and text files. Use your Back button
to return to this index.
Works (1958-65) and 5,600 Cubic Meter Package, Documenta 4,
Coast, Little Bay, One Million Square Feet, Sydney, Australia
Curtain, Grand Hogback, Rifle, Colorado (1970-72)
Fence, Sonoma and Marin Counties, California (1972-76)
Walk Ways, Loose Park, Kansas City, Missouri (1977-78)
Islands, Biscayne Bay, Greater Miami, Florida (1980-83)
Pont Neuf Wrapped, Paris (1975-85)
The Umbrellas, Japan
[Blue] -- U.S.A.
Reichstag, Berlin (1971-95)
Gates, Project for Central Park, New York City (In Progress)
The River, Project for The Arkansas River, Colorado (In Progress)
KULTURBOX Wrapped Reichstag Archive -- Provides a compilation of still images by Wolfgang Volz, video images, text from the debates over the approval of the wrapping in the 211th Session of German Parliament, and text from Kunst, Symbolik und Politik: die Reichstagsverhullung als Denkanstoss (Opladen: Leske & Budrich, 1995). Another component of the site is Dem Deutschen Volke - Christo & Jeanne-Claude: Verhüllter Reichstag 1971-95. Over the years the filmcrews of Wolfram and Jörg Daniel Hissen had been following all important steps of the Reichstag project. The final result is a 98 minute film. This site contains three m-peg clips.
and Jeanne-Claude." -- In this extensive interview by Giancarlo
Mantegna from the Journal of
Contemporary Art Christo and Jeanne-Claude discuss the temporal
character of their works, why the works are demonstrations of freedom,
the ability of wrapping to reveal, and numerous other aspects of
their work. (c)1995, Journal of Contemporary Art, Inc.
Other Sites of Interest
Wolfgang Volz -- The
personal site of Wolfgang Volz, who collaborated as a photographer
and as a technical director with Christo and Jeanne Claude in many
of their works, displays a collection of photographs in its Gallery
Kunsthalle Bern -- In 1968 the Christos wrapped thier first public building, the Kunsthalle Bern. The museum shows a photograph of the wrapping on their homepage.
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