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An image of Packed Coast, One Million Square Feet, Project for Australia by Christo

Christo

(Bulgaria, United States of America 13 Jun 1935 – )

Title
Packed Coast, One Million Square Feet, Project for Australia
Year
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 felt tip pen "Christo 69".
Credit
John Kaldor Family Collection at the Art Gallery of New South Wales
Accession number
L2010.27
Copyright
© Christo
Location
Not on display
Further information

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

Bibliography (6)

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.

Exhibition history (6)

Christo. John Kaldor Art Project, 1990:

From Christo and Jeanne-Claude to Jeff Koons: John Kaldor art projects and collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, Australia, 12 Dec 1995–17 Mar 1996

Christo and Jeanne-Claude: early works 1958-1969, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, 08 Sep 2001–04 Nov 2001

Journey to now: John Kaldor art projects and collection, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, 18 Apr 2003–06 Jul 2003

40 years: Kaldor Public Art Projects, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 02 Oct 2009–14 Feb 2010

John Kaldor Family Collection Artist Rooms #1 - Christo: