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Title

Wrapped Island, Project for South Pacific Ocean

1970


Artist

Christo

Bulgaria, United States of America

13 Jun 1935 -


About

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.


Details


Date

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


Location

Not on display


Accession number

L2011.30


Artist information

Christo

Works in the collection

17


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


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, Sydney, Apr 2011, 28 (colour illus.).