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An image of Wrapped Island, Project for South Pacific Ocean by Christo

Christo

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

Title
Wrapped Island, Project for South Pacific Ocean
Year
1970
Media category
Collage
Materials used
collage: pencil, fabric, twine, staples, photograph, crayon, charcoal, pastel, Perspex box
Dimensions

71.5 x 56.0 cm board; 72.3 x 56.5 x 5.3 cm perspex box

Credit
John Kaldor Family Collection at the Art Gallery of New South Wales
Accession number
L2011.30
Copyright
© Christo
Location
Not on display
Further information

This collage shows the concept for one of Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s unrealised projects. ‘Wrapped Island, Project for South Pacific Ocean’ was conceived during their visit to Sydney for ‘Wrapped Coast’. All of Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s unrealised projects failed because permission was denied.

Bibliography (3)

Nicholas Baume (Editor), Christo. John Kaldor Art Project, 1990, Sydney, 1990, 138 (colour illus.). cat.no.82

Sophie Forbat, John Kaldor family collection: Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Christo', pg.62-77, Sydney, 2011, 65, 72 (colour illus.).

Wayne Tunnicliffe, Look, 'Kaldor and contemporary', pg.26-29, Newtown, Apr 2011, 28 (colour illus.).

Exhibition history (2)

Christo. John Kaldor Art Project, 1990:

John Kaldor Family Collection Artist Rooms #1 - Christo: