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Title

Packed Coast, One Million Square Feet, Project for Australia

1969


Artist

Christo

Bulgaria, United States of America

13 Jun 1935 -


About

This is the model for the inaugural Kaldor Public Art Project, 'Wrapped Coast, One Million Square Feet, Little Bay, Sydney, Australia' 1968-69.


Details


Date

1969


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

scale model: fabric, rope, twine, staples, cardboard, wood, plaster, paint, pencil, Perspex


Dimensions

15.0 x 122.0 x 82.0 cm


Signature & date

Signed and dated right edge, black fibre-tipped pen "Christo 69".


Credit

John Kaldor Family Collection at the Art Gallery of New South Wales


Location

Not on display


Accession number

L2010.27


Artist information

Christo

Works in the collection

17


Shown in 6 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 6 publications

Bibliography


Nicholas Baume, From Christo and Jeanne-Claude to Jeff Koons: John Kaldor art projects and collection, Sydney, 1995, 82.

Nicholas Baume (Editor), Christo. John Kaldor Art Project, 1990, Sydney, 1990, 138 (colour illus.). cat.no.81

Sophie Forbat, John Kaldor family collection: Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Christo', pg.62-77, Sydney, 2011, 64, 73 (colour illus.).

Sophie Forbat (Editor), 40 years: Kaldor Public Art Projects, Sydney, 2009, 62 (colour illus.).

Adam Free, Journey to now: John Kaldor art projects and collection, Adelaide, 2003, 60.

Alexander Tolnay, David Bourdon, Lawrence Alloway and Wolfgang Volz, Christo and Jeanne-Claude: early works 1958-1969, Berlin, 2001.